Chicago is another city where all the men and women who made the last sacrifice in defense of the United States are honored. It is about his parade at the Memorial Day.
This year, the ceremony will take place at Daley Plaza, between Dearborn and Washington Streets. It will start at noon hours going south going to State Street from Lake Street to Buren Street.
Chicago honors all those veterans, soldiers and other members who gave their last breath serving their country. The Chicago Congress approved this parade since 1947, the Gold Star Lapel pins and the Next of Kin Lapel Pins that are presented to families paying homage to all those soldiers and family members who remember their great sacrifice.
This year, General Raymond T Odierno of the United States Army was elected Grand Marshall. During the event, new recruits will also be sworn in. This parade and other events will begin at noon full of floats that decorate the city along with bands and dancers.
For many visitors expectations are very high; They hope to have an afternoon full of honor and respect for all the fall, enjoying the great commemoration of the soldiers of the nation and not only these but also the war veterans. All this and more at the annual Chicago Memorial Day parade.
For this year, it is expected that at least 10,000 spectators for different regions of the country attend the parade to remember and honor once again all those soldiers killed in battle so many years ago, celebrating outdoors starting from State and Lake Street and continuing on State Street to Van Buren. This parade is recognized as one of the largest in the country taking place since 1870.
If you want to visit Chicago at the Memorial Day be sure to arrive early and have a good seat to enjoy the Memorial Day Parade, enjoy with your family and friends without any problems. They can take them all, from the smallest of the house to the most anurans that will surely remember one or more of those soldiers who once gave their lives for the USA.