City of Cocoa To Host Memorial Day Parade May Today At 5 p.m.
By Space Coast Daily // May 25, 2015
Military Parade coming to cocoa
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – Join the City of Cocoa at Cocoa’s Riverfront Park to commemorate all the men and women who bravely gave their lives for our country.
The tribute begins at 5 p.m. with a Military Parade through the streets of Historic Cocoa Village.
A static display will be set up in Riverfront Park from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. and the formal stage presentation begins at 6:45 p.m.
Opening remarks will be presented by City Manager John A. Titkanich, Jr. and the guest speakers for the ceremony are Pastor David E. Bryant, Sr., US Air Force Retired, Major General Jonathan A. Maddux, US Army and Commander Paul Nitz, US Navy.
There will be various veterans’ organizations on site, presentations and patriotic music.
The VIP stage guests are uniformed officers and servicemen from all branches of the military as well as local and state politicians.
In inclement weather the event will be held in the Cocoa Civic Center located at 430 Delannoy Ave., Cocoa which is located directly behind the Riverfront Park. Admission to the event is free.