Charleston Veterans Day Parade honors those who served

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Lowcountry Weekend) - Charleston’s annual Veterans Day Parade will paid tribute Sunday to Lowcountry veterans.

The Ralph H. Johnson VA Health Care System hosted the event for the 22nd year to honor and thank Lowcountry veterans of every generation who have served the nation during times of peace and war.

The parade featured historic military vehicles, motorcycle groups, and veteran service organization floats. Joe Lysaght served as Grand Marshal.

The parade began at 1 p.m. at Concord and Market Streets. The parade route took participants west on Market Street to East Bay Street, then south on East Bay to Broad Street, then west on Broad Street to Colonial Lake where it ended.

Veterans Day is Friday.

Patrick Phillips

Patrick joined the Live 5 News team in October 2006.