WRAL-TV and UNC-EX to Broadcast 2013 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade

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WRAL-TV and UNC-EX to Broadcast 2013 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade
Presented by the Cumberland County Veterans Council and the City of Fayetteville

Live coverage begins 10am, Saturday, November 9

Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade
WRAL-TV will broadcast the 2013 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade live this Saturday, November 9th.

WRAL-TV and UNC-EX will broadcast the 2013 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade presented by the Cumberland County Veterans Council and the City of Fayetteville LIVE on Saturday, November 9, 10:00-11:30 a.m. WRAL anchors Bill Leslie and Michelle Marsh, along with Fayetteville reporter Bryan Mims will host the broadcast from historic downtown Fayetteville. 

This year’s parade will recognize the 60th anniversary of the Korean War and honor the many heroes of that “forgotten war.” Korean War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Corporal Rodolfo (Rudy) Hernandez will serve as Grand Marshal. SGM (RET) Jacob G. Roth, Jr., a prisoner of war during the Korean War, serves as Honorary Parade Chair.  More than one hundred units are expected to participate in the parade, including veterans’ organizations, local bands, high school and university ROTC programs, and representatives from Fort Bragg and Pope Field.

This is the second year WRAL-TV has broadcast the parade.

Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade
WRAL-TV will broadcast the 2013 Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade live this Saturday, November 9th.

“The commitment that WRAL has shown to veterans and our Veterans Day Parade is unsurpassed. We are proud to be partnering with WRAL once again,” said George Breece, co-chair of the Veterans Day Parade.

WRAL-TV is also delighted to continue this partnership with the Cumberland County Veterans Council and the City of Fayetteville.

“This is one of the area’s finest parades and is dedicated to generations of military men and women who have served us all so valiantly.  We are honored to be a part of it,” said Steven D. Hammel, WRAL-TV Vice President and General Manager.

Everyone can tweet along with the WRAL production team using #WRALVetParade. Anyone attending the parade is invited to share their photos and experiences at the parade on twitter.

Thanks to WRAL-TV’s Debbie Tullos for this capcom story & to WRAL.com for these capcom photos.

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