2017 Veterans Day Parades to Honor Female Virgin Islands Veterans
As a part of the Annual Veterans Day activities throughout the Virgin Islands, this year the Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs and the American Legion District 10 will be honoring Female Veterans in the territory. Being honored as the Parade Marshall and Guest Speaker on the island of St. Croix is Major Kathleen A. Parris of the Virgin Islands National Guard. On the island of St. Thomas, Sergeant First Class Laurel Maloon-Francis will be honored as the Parade Marshall. Serving as Guest Speaker on the island of St. Thomas will be former military spouse Ms. Monique Y. Ferrell, Director, Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention Program.
Veterans Day parades in the territory are scheduled as follows:
– Veterans Day Parade – 11 November 2017 at 9am on Frederiksted St. Croix
– Veterans Day Parade – 11 November 2017 at 3pm on St. Thomas
Any visiting military or para-military organizations wishing to be a part of the parade in either district may do so by first contacting the VI Office of Veterans Affairs at (340) 774-8387.
If there are any further questions please call our St. Thomas office at (340) 774-VETS (8387).