Bastille Day Parade Illustrates Depth of U.S.-French Alliance

Service members assigned to U.S. European Command pose for a group photo July 13, 2017. Nearly 200 American service members will lead the Military Parade on Bastille Day, July 14, 2017, along the famous Champs-Elysées in Paris in commemoration of the U.S. entry into WWI. The French government traditionally invites a country of honor to lead the parade, which is linked to a historical event and highlights a symbolic gesture of friendship.



By Jim Garamone DoD News, Defense Media Activity Paris, France Jul 13, 2017
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