Thank you to all who came out to honor our veterans at the 12th Annual Detroit Veterans Day Parade, Sunday Nov 5, 2017. We had the honor of marching with over 132 different organizations, comprised of Active military, Veteran Service Organizations, National Guard Units, Community Service Organizations, First Responders, Youth groups (including 1018 JROTC Cadets), Marching Bands and Patriotic citizens.Dignitaries included, Grand Marshall and Medal of Honor Recipient Jim McCloughan, Gold Star Mother Pamela E. Alexander, Veteran of Distinction, Coastguard Veteran and Detroit City council member Scott Benson, Detroit Tiger Great Willie Horton and Michigan Junior United States Senator Gary Peters.  For a complete list of 2017 Parade Participants visit our participation page.  In addition this year's parade honored the memory of United States Marine Veteran Mike Ilitch.

Patriots seeking meaningful involvement in supporting our Armed Services Salute please consider helping in any of these ways:

  • Become a member of the Metropolitan Veterans Coalition
  • Volunteer to help at any of the events of the Armed Services Salute
  • Become an event sponsor
  • Make a donation


MDVC Meetings For 2018 Start @ 6:00pm


Masonic Temple, 500 Temple Street, Suite 4M, Detroit. All are Welcome.  Parking in Rear.


Call or EMAIL Parade Manager Phil Harrison For More Details -


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