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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Sunday, August 01, 2010

2010 Grand Marshal

Colonel Lenny J. Richoux is Commander, 6th Air Mobility Wing, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The wing's overall mission is to provide worldwide air refueling and combatant commander airlift in support of the Air Force's Global Reach, Global Power mission and to provide support to Headquarters U.S. Central Command, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command and 51 other mission partners that call MacDill home. As the Commander, he is responsible for more than $2.8 billion in base property and capital assets, and controls an annual budget exceeding $249 million. MacDill AFB represents a major economic influence within the Tampa Bay community, with a total economic impact of over $5 billion annually.
Colonel Richoux hails from New Orleans, Louisiana and is a graduate of the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts and a distinguished graduate of Georgia Tech's AFROTC program. He is married to the former Michele Kendrick of Fort Mill, SC. They have two daughters, Claudia and Lena, and a son, Emile.
1989 Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
1994 USAF Flight Safety Officer School, Kirtland AFB, New Mexico
1995 Squadron Officer School, by correspondence
1997 Master of Arts in Organizational Management, The George Washington University
Legion of MeritDefense; Meritorious Service Medal; Air Force Meritorious Service Medal with three oak leaf clusters; Air Medal with oak leaf cluster; Aerial Achievement Medal


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