The US Defense Department is planning a military parade for around November 11, the anniversary of the end of World War l, following President Donald Trump’s request for a show of force, according to the Pentagon.
World War l was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918.
The parade could be “in conjunction with the World War I centennial celebrations” scheduled to culminate on November 11, which is known as Veterans Day in the United States, Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said Thursday.
“So it would be a celebration, not only of our currently serving service members, but also those of the past,” she said.
The White House announced in February that Trump wanted a parade to highlight America’s military power, in an untraditional demonstration of force.
The request for a parade came after Trump was impressed by France’s Bastille Day parade, where he was received with great fanfare by French…