The Salvation Army of Milwaukee County will participate in the Memorial Day parade on Monday, May 30th . The parade starts at 2:00 p.m. 4th & Wisconsin Avenue. Veteran groups will march east to the War Memorial Center and north to Veterans Park. This year’s parade is in recognition of the U.S. Air Force, Colonel Kenneth Sweet is this year’s parade grand marshall.
A wreath-laying ceremony will follow the parade at the War Memorial Center’s reflecting pool. Remembrances for POW/MIAs and a Metropolitan Community Concert band performance will take place.
In 2010 The Salvation Army made 900 visits to hospitalized veterans in Milwaukee.