The Fairfield Main Street Association is gearing up for tomorrow's Veterans Day Parade in downtown Fairfield. The association, the Fairfield Redevelopment Agency and Fairfield Chevrolet & Subaru sponsored the event this year.
Here's the information and the parade line up from the Main Street Association:
The theme for this year’s event is “All Gave Some, Some Gave All”. The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. the Fairfield Center for Creative Arts (1035 Texas Street) with a concert of patriotic-themed music by Alive Music Orchestra and Ceremony of Remembrance. At 12:30 p.m. the Veterans Day Parade will begin. The parade will assemble on Webster Street at Kentucky Street.
The Veterans Committee has selected Colonel Dwight C. Sones as this year’s parade Grand Marshal. Colonel Dwight C. Sones is the new commander of the 60th Air Mobility Wing, Travis Air Force Base. He is responsible for the combined efforts of all operations and support activities associated with the worldwide air mobility mission. The colonel is responsible for ensuring the readiness and well being of nearly 22,800 active duty, Reserve and civilian personnel and their families.The parade route will proceed west on Kentucky Street to Taylor Street, where it will turn south. It will turn east on Texas Street, travel through downtown, and turn north again on Washington Street, disbanding between Kentucky and Webster Streets. The reviewing stand and dignitary seating will be placed on Texas Street at Madison Street.
VETERANS DAY PARADE 2011 - LINE UP 1 Fairfield Police Dept. Honor Guard 38 Society of Military Widows 2 Fairfield Police Dept. Units 39 Knights of Columbus 3 Fairfield Fire Department Explorer Post 8651 40 Rodriguez Entertainment Unit 4 Suisun City Fire Department 41 Veterans of Foreign Wars 5 Cordelia Fire District 42 Catholic War Veterans 6 Suisun Fire District 43 Vanden High School ROTC 7 Antique Fire Apparatus 44 Fairfield Chevrolet 8 TAFB Honor Guard 45 Kashinoki Taiko Drums 9 GRAND MARSHAL: Colonel Sones 46 CANCELLED 10 Chief Evalle 47 Military Vehicles Collectors Club 11 Band of the Golden West 48 Sullivan Middle School 12 Humvee 49 Aquatic Center 13 Walking Airmen 50 Ernest Moore 14 Humvee 51 Matias Martial Arts 15 Michale McGraph 52 Chief Solano National Society Daughters of the American Revolutionof the 16 Solano Cty Sheriff Office Posse/Humvee - Spering 53 Mission Solano 17 Mike Regan 54 United States Coast Guard 18 Congressman John Garamendi - VET GROUP 55 Thunderbirds 19 Linda Seifert 56 Boy Scouts of America 20 Mike Hudson 57 Holy Spirit School 21 Fairfield H.S. Scarlet Brigade Band 58 Alooma Shrine Temple #212 22 CANCELLED 59 Solano Republic Committee 23 Distinguished Veteran Sergeant Major Branch 60 Solano Voiture 395 24 Disabled American Veterans Day, Cpt. 81 61 Armijo High School AFJROTC 25 Sons of Italy in America 62 7 Flaggs Car Wash 26 CANCELLED 63 Solano Turkey Trot 27 Solano Christian Academy 64 Nissan 28 Montezuma Shrine Club 65 Golden Hills Mustang Club 29 Girl Scouts of Northern California 66 NAVCOM 30 Grange Middle School Jazz Band 67 KUIC 31 Jerry Kuny 68 Serindipity Bible House 32 Jesicca Lindsy, Army Veteran 69 Hank Dominguez 33 Travis Equestrian Center 70 Alvina Sheeley 34 Mary Ann Reese 71 Raices Mexicanas Ballet Folkorico 35 Fairfield High School JROTC 72 American Legion - Rhonda Rayns 36 Chrystal Middle School 73 Wild Horse Wrangler 37 John's Hauling