New York City celebrates Veterans Day 2013
By Master Sgt. Dean Welch
November 11, 2013 1 / 7 Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno addresses the crowd gathered in Madison Square Park during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 11, 2013. Odierno served as an honorary grand marshal for the 94th annual edition of America's Parade. VIEW ORIGINAL 2 / 7 Retired Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody addresses the crowd in Madison Square Park in New York City on Veterans Day. Dunwoody, the military's first female four-star general, served as the grand marshal for America's Parade, which honored "Women in Service." VIEW ORIGINAL 3 / 7 Retired Army Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody (left) and Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno lead the procession up Fifth Ave. in New York City for the 2013 Veterans Day Parade. Dunwoody served as the grand marshal for the 94th annual parade and Odierno was an honorary grand marshal as the parade featured the U.S. Army. VIEW ORIGINAL 4 / 7 United States Military Academy cadets march up Fifth Ave. in New York City as part of the 2013 Veterans Day Parade. VIEW ORIGINAL 5 / 7 Army Gen. Raymond Odierno administers the Oath of Enlistment to more than 140 recruits during the New York City Veterans Day Parade. The future Soldiers marched with their recruiters from the New York City Recruiting Battalion before stopping to take the oath from the Armys's 38th Chief of Staff. VIEW ORIGINAL 6 / 7 More than 140 future Soldiers take the Oath of Enlistment during the 2013 Veterans Day Parade in New York City. The recruits marched as part of the New York City Recruiting Battalion up Fifth Ave. before stopping in front of the reviewing stand to take the oath from Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno. VIEW ORIGINAL 7 / 7 Three-month old Isabella takes in the New York City Veterans Day Parade with her mother, Evelyn, a Navy veteran who served in Iraq. This year's parade featured "Women in Service." VIEW ORIGINAL
New York City hosted the 94th annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11, 2013. Gen. Ray Odierno, the Army chief of staff, served as an honorary grand marshal in the parade, with the Army as the featured service. Retired Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, the military's first four-star female general, served as the parade's grand marshal. A theme of the this year's parade: "Women in Service."
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