Texas State Guard Salutes & Honors The 250,000 Veterans of Houston

The 2nd Brigade of The Texas State Guard (State Defense Force) recently marched in the Houston Veterans Day Parade to honor the quarter of a million Veterans that call Houston home. The Color Guard detail was invited by The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8790 to provide colors to honor the Veterans of the city. In attendance was the Mayor of the City, The Commanding General of The 2nd Brigade, Brigadier General Edwin Grantham, a Veteran himself who served in the 3rd Infantry Division, as well as thousands of Veterans who attended the event.

Here are some photos from the parade:

The color guard for 2nd Brigade, Texas State Guard, marches in the City of Houston’s Veterans Day parade, “Houston Salutes American Heroes Veterans Day Celebration”, in Downtown Houston, November, 11th, 2022. The color guard provided colors on behalf of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8790 to honor the more than 250,000 veterans who call Houston home. 2nd Brigade commander, Brig. Gen. Edwin Grantham, shared the review stand with other members of the military and local dignitaries. Let us never forget the sacrifices made by our veterans, and their families, who proudly served in the U.S. military. Thank you, veterans! (Texas State Guard photos by Warrant Officer 1 Gregory Illich) #Duty#honor #texas #VeteransDay #TXMilitary #TXSG #txlege #TexansServingTexas


Source: Texas State Guard

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