Events

June 6, 2014

Armed Forces Day Parade

Kenneth Drylie, Public Affairs Office

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A boy looks up at the main gun of an M1A1 tank on display at the Torrance Armed Forces Day celebration, May 18. The 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment provided the tank along with a M2 Bradley fighting vehicle and a M88 recovery vehicle.

 
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Fort Irwin entomologist, Dr. Mike Glassy, shows an Indonesian millipede at the Directorate of Public Works display during the Torrance Armed Forces Day celebration, May 16. Glassy brought along 42 insects and arthropods, nine snakes, two owls and one desert tortoise to show visitors at the three-day celebration. Glassy is a part of an environmental program at Fort Irwin that aims to inform Soldiers, Families and civilians about the installation’s wildlife.

 
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Medal of Honor recipient (Army Veteran) Sgt. Kyle White (right) meets military recruits at the Torrance Armed Forces Day celebration, May 17. More than 800 recruits from the five services took the oath of enlistment during the parade.

 
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An M88 recovery vehicle rumbles down the street at the Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade, May 17. Soldiers from 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment., operated the vehicle.

 
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Veterans of World War II ride a jeep during the Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade, May 17.

 
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The 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment mounted color guard participated in the 55th annual Torrance Armed Forces Day parade, May 17.

 
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Fort Irwin United States Army Garrison Commander Col. Jon Braga and his children rode in the Torrance Armed Forces Day Parade, May 17.




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