Event Archive

Since 1992, the United War Veterans Council has been a leader in mobilizing the public to honor service and in raising awareness of programs and initiatives that serve our veterans and military community.

Here are just some of our past events and activities.

New York City Veterans Day Parade
(Annual, since 1992)

  • 2011 – Never Forget
    10th Anniversary of the Response to 9/11
  • 2010 – Freedom is Not Free
    60th Anniversary of the Korean War
  • 2008 - Legacy of Honor
    Presidential visit and the once-in-a-lifetime Crosstown March on 42nd Street
  • 2005 – Nation’s Parade
    60th Anniversary of the End of World War II
  • 2000 – Nation’s Parade
    50th Anniversary of the Korean War
  • 1995 – Nation’s Parade
    50th Anniversary of World War II

“Thank You for Serving”
(Annual, since 2004)
Video, posters and journal with messages of support from public figures and ordinary citizens, distributed to military throughout the world

“Legacy of Service” Film Festival series
(May 2008)
in partnership with Stories of Service and CUNY (the City University of New York)

25th Anniversary of the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial
(November 2007)
(Washington, D.C.) Presented with Vietnam Veterans of America

Veterans in the New Millennium Conference
(August 2006)
Presented in partnership with the Mike Handy Foundation and Fund and the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

60th Anniversary of the End of World War II
(August 2006)
“V-J Day” Commemoration, presented in partnership with the History Channel and the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

30th Anniversary Observation for the end of the Vietnam War
(May 2005)

“Tribute to a Generation” National WWII Memorial Dedication Celebration
(May 2004)<

NYC Junior ROTC Parade & Recognition Ceremony
(April 2003)

Vietnam Veterans of America, Manhattan 20th & 25th Anniversary Galas
(May 2003 & 2008)

New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza Re-Dedication Ceremony
(November 2001)
The first major downtown event after the attack on 9/11/2001a>

Dedication of the NYC Korean War Veterans Memorial
(November 2000)

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