In Pictures: Veterans Day Parade in Manhattan

November 12, 2017 9:42 am Last Updated: November 12, 2017 9:42 am
The Tian Guo (Divine Land) Marching Band from the Falun Dafa spiritual practice, participate in the Veterans Day Memorial parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
The Tian Guo (Divine Land) Marching Band from the Falun Dafa spiritual practice, participate in the Veterans Day Memorial parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
NEW YORK, NY – NOVEMBER 11: Soldiers, veterans and civilians march the Veterans Day Parade on November 11, 2017 in New York City. The largest Veterans Day event in the nation, this year’s parade features thousands of marchers, including military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. The U.S. Air Force is this year’s featured service and the grand marshal is space pioneer Buzz Aldrin. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Men wear World War I replica uniforms as they wait to march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Falun Gong practitioners march in the in the Veterans Day Memorial parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Falun Gong practitioners march in the in the Veterans Day Memorial parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Grand Marshal space pioneer Buzz Aldrin drives up Fifth Avenue in a convertible during the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Falun Gong practitioners march in the in the Veterans Day Memorial parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
A veteran greets spectators during the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Falun Gong practitioners march in the in the Veterans Day Memorial parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Two Veterans shake hands during the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Spectors cheer on soldiers and veterans during the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Spectors cheer on soldiers and veterans during the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)
Soldiers, veterans and civilians march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York on Nov. 11, 2017. The parade is the the largest Veterans Day event in the nation, as this year’s parade featured thousands of marchers from military units, civic and youth groups, businesses and high school bands from across the country and veterans of all eras. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)