U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno attends the NYC Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade"

By U.S. ArmyNovember 12, 2013

U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno reads the Oath of Enlistment to the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion New York City, during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
1 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno reads the Oath of Enlistment to the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion New York City, during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
Veterans listen to the opening remarks of the Veterans Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
2 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Veterans listen to the opening remarks of the Veterans Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Chief Gen. Ray Odierno speaks to a gold mother Emily Toro during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
3 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Chief Gen. Ray Odierno speaks to a gold mother Emily Toro during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno waves to the audience of the David Letterman of the Late Show on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
4 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno waves to the audience of the David Letterman of the Late Show on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
Mayors elect Bill De Blasio walks with U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno to lay a wreath at the Eternal Light Monument before the start of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
5 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Mayors elect Bill De Blasio walks with U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno to lay a wreath at the Eternal Light Monument before the start of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
The USO girls sing the Star Spangled Banner before the start of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
6 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The USO girls sing the Star Spangled Banner before the start of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno reads the Oath of Enlistment to the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion New York City, during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
7 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno reads the Oath of Enlistment to the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion New York City, during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
Anthony K. Odierno (left) poses for a picture with his father U.S. Army Chief of Staff; Gen. Ray Odierno during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
8 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Anthony K. Odierno (left) poses for a picture with his father U.S. Army Chief of Staff; Gen. Ray Odierno during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
New York City, Michael R. Bloomberg, Vietnam veteran Anthony Principi, retired Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Chief of Staff; Gen. Ray Odierno and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus walk in the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
9 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – New York City, Michael R. Bloomberg, Vietnam veteran Anthony Principi, retired Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army Chief of Staff; Gen. Ray Odierno and Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus walk in the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Chief Gen. Ray Odierno speaks during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
10 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Chief Gen. Ray Odierno speaks during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
Anthony K. Odierno (left) greets his father U.S. Army Chief of Staff; Gen. Ray Odierno during the opening ceremony
of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
11 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Anthony K. Odierno (left) greets his father U.S. Army Chief of Staff; Gen. Ray Odierno during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno salutes during the retiring of colors at the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
12 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno salutes during the retiring of colors at the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with David Letterman of the Late Show on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
13 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with David Letterman of the Late Show on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
(From Left to Right) U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with Vietnam Veteran, Edward H. Vick, Greg Kelley and Rosanna Scotto of Good Day New York FOX during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
14 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (From Left to Right) U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with Vietnam Veteran, Edward H. Vick, Greg Kelley and Rosanna Scotto of Good Day New York FOX during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno(Bottom Left) poses for a picture with Vietnam Veteran, Edward H. Vick(Bottom Right), Greg Kelley(Top Left) and Rosanna Scotto (Top Right) of Good Day New York FOX  during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
15 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno(Bottom Left) poses for a picture with Vietnam Veteran, Edward H. Vick(Bottom Right), Greg Kelley(Top Left) and Rosanna Scotto (Top Right) of Good Day New York FOX during the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with David Letterman of the Late Show on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
16 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with David Letterman of the Late Show on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno (middle) speaks with Commander/Conductor Lt. Col. Jim Keene (left) and Sgt. Maj. Douglas Richard of The West Point band before the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
17 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Ray Odierno (middle) speaks with Commander/Conductor Lt. Col. Jim Keene (left) and Sgt. Maj. Douglas Richard of The West Point band before the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
Medal of Honor Recipient, Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry was a special guest of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
18 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Medal of Honor Recipient, Sgt. 1st Class Leroy A. Petry was a special guest of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
Anthony K. Odierno speaks during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
19 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Anthony K. Odierno speaks during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
A veteran salutes during the retiring of colors at the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
20 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A veteran salutes during the retiring of colors at the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL
The West Point Band plays during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York.  (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle)
21 / 21 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The West Point Band plays during the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade "America's Parade" on November 11, 2013 in Manhattan, New York. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Mikki L. Sprenkle) VIEW ORIGINAL