Don't just thank us.

Join us.

Veterans Day is the most important time for our community and is historically IAVA’s most engaging touch point with veterans and supporters each year. This year, our theme is Unite America with our Veterans. We are asking for more than just a yellow ribbon, a handshake and a cursory thank you.

Join us in unity and support our country’s veterans!

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Use the tag #UniteWithVets to join the biggest online Veterans Day march ever!

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    New York City

    Monday, November 11
    9:00 AM

    IAVA invites all Post-9/11 vets, as well as family members, to march in the New York City Veterans Day parade with us. Supporters will stand together to cheer on the marchers. Oh, and there's an after party, too!

    San Diego

    Monday, November 11
    10:00 AM

    IAVA vets are invited to march in the San Diego Veterans Day Parade with the student veterans of San Diego State University, led by president and IAVA member, Paul Contreras. The parade route is on a beautiful stretch of Harbor Drive.


    Monday, November 11
    9:30 AM

    Join fellow DFW-Area vets to march in the City of Dallas 2013 Veterans Day parade! IAVA will have a designated group in the parade. We will provide you with a shirt.

    Ft. Collins, CO

    Saturday, November 9
    8:45 AM

    Join fellow IAVA members and Denver-area vets at Colorado State University's Veterans Day 5K run -- or walk! All ages are welcome at this community event


    Saturday, November 9
    9:00 AM

    A group of IAVA veterans, led by Leadership Fellow Tegan Griffith, will march together in the 50th Annual Milwaukee Veterans Day Parade -- join us!

    DC & Chantilly

    Sunday, November 10 & Monday, November 11
    All Day

    IAVA vets are welcome to the VIP experience at the National Air & Space Museum. Registered vets will receive free admission to the museum, access to special events, and dining vouchers.

    San Antonio

    Saturday, November 9
    9:00 AM (Step Off at 12:00 PM)

    Join fellow San Antonio area vets to march in the 13th Annual US Military Veterans Parade! IAVA will have a designated group in the parade and will march together. This is a big parade with national attention; it's the centerpiece of San Antonio's "Celebrate America's Military" (CAM) Week!

    Berkeley, CA

    Saturday, November 16
    8:30 AM -- 4:00 PM

    Join the Cal Veterans Group, led by Tiffany McKinley, in building a home for a fellow veteran. The build will take place in Livermore CA. Participants will meet outside of the Cesar Chavez Student Center at UC Berkeley at 7:00 AM to carpool to the site. However, other participants can simply meet at the site at 8 am.