2022 Veterans Day Events

Friday, November 11, 2022

2022 Veterans Day Commemorative Ceremony
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Library Park (Map)
15429 Bothell Everett Hwy,
Mill Creek, WA 98012
Parking: Limited parking available, please carpool or walk if possible.

This solemn event is a time to recognizeCeremony those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. We will honor veterans by era in which they have served. We also will hand out poppies, which reminds the community of the past sacrifices and continuing needs of our veterans. The ceremony will include a welcome address and prayer by Mill Creek Police Chaplain Nick Lewis, presenting of the colors and flag raising by Mill Creek Police Officer veterans, and the laying of a wreath on the monument.

2022 Veterans Day Parade 
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: Main Street, Mill Creek Town Center (Map)
Parking: Available throughout Mill Creek Town Center. Please note that Main Street will start closing at 10:30 a.m. - park elsewhere if you will need to leave before the end of the parade.
Parade Applications: Application deadline Friday October 21, 2022.
The parade is a patriotic event with militaryPhoto and high school bands, color guards, vintage military vehicles, and community groups. Bring a chair and arrive along the parade route early. This event is outdoors - so please dress accordingly.

Grand Marshal: The 2022 Parade Grand Marshal is WWII Lieutenant Commander Russ Hupe from the United States Navy.

2022 Parade Lineup
- American Legion 127
- Army Color Guard
- Boy Scout Troop 91
- Brookdale Everett Veterans
- Chateau Retirement Veterans
- Cogir of Mill Creek Veterans
- Cub Scout Pack 120Map- Cub Scout Pack 121
- Cub Scout Pack 31
- Cub Scout Pack 536
- Girl Scout Troop 40120
- Girl Scouts of Western Washington
- Glacier Peak Grizzlies Marching Band
- Grand Marshal / Russ Hupe
- Heroes' Cafe
- JBLM Band, America's First Corps Brass Band
- Kiwanis Key Club of Mill Creek
- Knights of Columbus Assembly 1707
- Mill Creek Police
- Mill Creek Youth Advisory Board
- Moses Martin, "Mojo"
- Navy JROTC
- NW Chapter of the US Army Warrant Officers Association
- Overlake Composite Civil Air Patrol Squadron
- Reflections School of Dance
- South County Fire
- United States Army 
- Various Veteran walkers
- Various local dignitaries
- Washington State Patrol
- Xtreme Couture GI Foundation

Map: 2022 Veterans Day Parade Map

Veterans Day Community Committee
Larry Beach – Executive Advisor. Vietnam Veteran 525 MI Group Undercover operations with Department of Navy Civilian, FBI-Military Intelligence Task Force
Gary Walderman - USAF Veteran & Executive Director of Heroes Café 
Kittie Lafazia – Disabled U.S. Army Sergeant Vietnam Era Veteran,  American Legion Officer Post 127
Michael Nickerson - Sergeant First Class U.S. Army, Lynnwood Recruiting Station 
Ahmad Alrawi – Staff Sergeant U.S. Army, Deputy Station Commander, Lynnwood Recruiting Station

Questions? Contact the Communications department

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