Tampa Bay Veterans Day Parade

Brought to you by Veterans Day Parade Group, Inc., a charitable non-profit organization. Our mission: is to organize and execute the Veterans Day Parade in Tampa to honor and thank all U.S. military Veterans for their sacrifices; to promote patriotism in our community; to perpetuate a positive image of American Veterans; and to foster pride in service to our country.

The 2013 Parade is November 9, 2013

Parade Registration Deadline October 26, 2013

After October 26, 2013 Parade Registration subject to Late Fee

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Friday, February 27, 2009

2009 Parade Honoree - Thomas Hughey

Tom Hughey joined the U.S. Navy in 1951 and served as a hospital corpsman in the Korean War, and two tours of duty as a corpsman in Vietnam, serving with the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment. Tom earned numerous medals, including the Purple Heart, while serving in two wars.

Upon his retirement from the Navy, Tom settled in Town N' Country where he and his wife Annette raised five children. A member of American Legion Post 152; the Military Order of the Purple Heart; and Veterans of Foriegn Wars, Tom was always active in veterans events, starting the Town N' Country Veterans Parade in 1985. Tom Hughey passed away July 10, 2008.


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