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Flags Across America, El Paso & Fort Bliss
November 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Parade: Starts at 10 a.m. at Stahala Drive and Hondo Pass Drive to Diana Drive and to the Old Glory Memorial, 9550 Gateway Blvd. North. The parade will include the Fort Bliss 1st AD Color Guard and March On, 1st AD Marching Band, Boys and Girl Scouts and El Paso veteran and community groups.
Ceremony: 11 a.m. at Old Glory Memorial. Hoisting of the U.S. flag and colors by the 1st Armored Division Color Guard. Invocation by Pastor Grady. Music by Fort Bliss Quintet. Fly by 1968 OH-6 Cayuse. Officer Slade Davis’ rendition of “God Bless the USA.” Brief remarks by Fort Bliss Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Gerardo Gonzalez. Keynote speaker is retired Col. Michael Hester, former 1st Armored Division chief of staff and Fort Bliss garrison commander.