American Legion podcast co-hosts join in NYC Veterans Day Parade

American Legion podcast co-hosts join in NYC Veterans Day Parade

Team Tango Alpha Lima will march up Fifth Avenue with The American Legion delegation during the 2021 New York Veterans Day Parade on Thursday, Nov. 11.  The American Legion podcast hosts Mark Seavey, Jeff Daly and Ashley Gorbulja-Maldonado, will join fellow American Legion members in the 102nd annual parade, produced by the United War Veterans Council.

Before the event begins, the podcast team will be sharing live updates, including interviews with dignitaries and other parade participants along the route. Follow their coverage on The American Legion Facebook and Instagram channels.

The largest Veterans Day event in the country, the 2021 parade will mark the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and the Global War on Terror, as well as the 30th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm.  Grand marshal is Air Force veteran Kevin Carrick, a retired senior master sergeant who served for over two decades as an elite Pararescueman (“PJ”) with the 106th Rescue Wing based in Westhampton, Long Island, N.Y.

The parade will feature nearly 200 marching units, bands, floats and vintage vehicles. The parade will welcome back decorated U.S. Marine Corps Desert Storm combat veteran and 2019 Emeritus Grand Marshall Eddie Ray.

The parade steps off from 28th Street at 12:30 p.m., EST, and proceeds north along famed Fifth Avenue to 45th Street.  Local spectators can view the parade along Fifth Avenue. Others can watch the broadcast live on WABC-TV or online at from 12:30 to 3 pm EST.