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    Kitsap Credit Union

    Annual Armed Forces Day Parade


    Saturday, May 18

    10:00 a.m.

    Downtown Bremerton









    Lineup is subject to change

    A-01 USS Nimitz Honor Guard
    A-02 Bremerton Police Chief and Escorts
    A-03 Kitsap Credit Union - Event Sponsor
    A-04 Olympic High School Marching Band
    A-05 Grand Marshal - Admiral Frank Caldwell
    A-06 Congressman Derek Kilmer - 6th Congressional District
    A-07 Mayor Greg Wheeler, City of Bremerton
    A-08 Bremerton Chamber of Commerce Chairperson Jack Edwards
    A-09 RDML Douglas Perry, Commander Submarine Group Nine
    A-10 MC1 Amanda Gray, Sailor of the Year, Submarine Group 9
    A-11 Navy Band Northwest
    A-12 Captain Michael Balding, Commander, SECTOR Puget Sound, United States Coast Guard
    A-13 Coast Guardsman of the Year, United States Coast Guard District 13
    A-14 Captain Mike Elmstrom, Commanding Officer, Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWFPAC)
    A-15 MT2 Christopher Waters, Junior Sailor of the Year, Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWFPAC)
    A-16 Captain Eric Woelper, Commanding Officer, Trident Refit Facility
    A-17 Tumwater School District Marching Band
    A-18 Captain Jeffrey Bitterman, Commanding Officer, Naval Hospital Bremerton
    A-19 LS2 Carly McDonell, Junior Sailor of the Year, Naval Hospital Bremerton
    A-20 Captain Matthew Paradise, Commanding Officer, USS Carl Vinson (CVN70)
    A-21  ABF3 DeAndrea Patterson, Junior Sailor of the Year, USS Carl Vinson (CVN70)
    A-22 Captain Chad Brooks, Commander, Naval Facilities Engineering Command NW
    A-23 Sequim High School Color Guard
    A-24 Sequim High School Marching Band
    A-25 Commander Joshua Crinklaw, Operations Officer, PSNS & IMF
    A-26 ND2 Justin May, Sailor of the Year, PSNS & IMF
    A-27 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command
    A-28 SGT Erika Mason, NCO of the Year, 593rd ESC, SPC Brandon Adams, Soldier of the Year 593rd ESC
    A-29 LN1 Colleen Dibble, Sailor of the Year, USS Nimitz (CVN68)
    A-30 Bremerton Central Lions Charitable Foundation Armed Forces Festival Ambassadors / Bremerton Fire Department
      Burke V. Waldron
    B-01 Fairview Middle School Marching Band
    B-02 Kitsap Peninsula Shrine Club
    B-03 Washington National Guard
    B-04 Peninsula Community Health Services
    B-05 Robotics of Central Kitsap
    B-06 Haselwood Family YMCA Performance Cheer Squad
    B-07 Bremerton Base United States Submarine Veterans
    B-08 Kitsap County Sheriff's Office
    B-09 Washington State Gold Star Mothers
    B-10 South Kitsap High School Marching Band
    B-11 Navy Region Northwest Fire & Emergency Services
    B-12 Naval Base Kitsap with Color Guard
    B-13 Naval Base Kitsap Security and Military Working Dog
    B-14 Homes for Heroes - Home away from Home
    B-15 USS Carl Vinson (CVN70)
    B-16 Kitsap Mustang Club
    B-17 National Alliance to End Veterans Suicide
    B-18 Ridgetop Middle School Drill Team
    B-19 Ridgetop Middle School Marching Band
    B-20 USS Turner Joy-Bremerton Historic Ships Association
    B-21 Kitsap 4-H = 4-H Grows Here
    B-22 South Kitsap High School NJROTC Wolf Battalion
    B-23 Suquamish Warriors Veterans Group
    B-24 Girl Scouts of Western Washington
    B-25 Air Masters Inc.
    B-26 Servpro of Kitsap County
    B-27 North Mason High School Flag Corps
    B-28 North Mason High School Marching Band
    B-29 Marine Corps Security Force Battalion, Bangor
    B-30 Marine Corps League Detachment 531
    B-31 1st Cavalry Division Association
    B-32 Olympic College Military & Veterans Programs
    C-01 Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Keyport
    C-02 Silver Spur Club
    C-03 Alaska USA Federal Credit Union
    C-04 West Sound Scholarship Program - Miss West Sound
    C-05 West Sound Scholarship Program - Miss West Sound Outstanding Teen
    C-06 Kingston Middle School Flag Corps
    C-07 Kingston Middle School Drill Team
    C-08 Kingston Middle School March Corps
    C-09 Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association
    C-10 American Legion Post 236 - Gig Harbor 
    C-11 Starbucks District 108
    C-12 Bremerton School District Transportation Department
    C-13 Bremerton Elks 1181
    C-14 Shelton High School NJROTC
    C-15 All Around Mopars of the Kitsap Peninsula
    C-16 Game Warden's Association NW Chapter
    C-17 Kingston High School Flag Corps
    C-18 Kingston High School Marching Band
    C-19 Fathom's O' Fun - Discovering Lost Treasures Under the Sea
    C-20 Bremerton Yacht Club
    C-21 Bremerton Sons of Norway "Viking Ship Float"
    C-22 CRISTA Camps
    C-23 Disabled American Veterans Chapter 5
    C-24 Miss Kitsap
    C-25 Miss Poulsbo
    C-26 Miss Silverdale
    C-27 Peninsula Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol
    C-28 Central Kitsap Middle School Marching Band
    C-29 Canterbury Manor
    C-30 U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Scorpion Squadron
    C-31 Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit (MFPU) Bangor
    C-32 Waste Management Brem-Air Disposal
    C-33 Military Officers Association of America
    D-01 Kitsap Destruction Derby Association
    D-02 Naval Base Kitsap Fleet and Family Readiness
    D-03 Klahowya Secondary School Flag Corps
    D-04 Klahowya Secondary School Marching Band
    D-05 Bremerton Rotary
    D-06 Navy Federal Credit Union
    D-07 Mitchell Lumber Company
    D-08 Kitsap Mounted Posse  CANCELLED
    D-09 Sons of the American Revolution (SAR)
    D-10 Sons, Daughters and Children of the American Revolution
    D-11 National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association-Bremerton Chapter
    D-12 Mountain View Middle School WEB Leaders
    D-13 Mountain View Middle School Marching Band
    D-14 Glass Odyssey Corvette Club
    D-15 Haselwood Auto Group
    D-16 The Arbor at Bremerton - Van of Veterans
    D-17 Horse and Cow Pub & Grill
    D-18 Federal Managers Association Chapter 14
    D-19 Electronettes Hi-Steppers Drill Team & Drumline
    D-20 Cooper Fuel
    D-21 Central Kitsap High School Marching Band
    D-22 Washington Youth Academy
    D-23 Kitsap County Fair & Stampede-Miss Katie Kitsap 2019
    D-24 Silverdale Harley Owners Group
    D-25 West Sound Technical Skills Center-Your Future is on Fire
    D-26 Scottish American Military Society Pipes, Drums and Color Guard
    D-27 Mutual Materials
    D-28 Mr. Hawkrod
    D-29 Hawkins Middle School Flag Corps
    D-30 Hawkins Middle School Marching Band
    E-01 American Legion Post 149 - 1977 M889 Maintenance Truck
    E-02 American Legion Post 149 - 1971 M35 two and half ton truck
    E-03 American Legion Post 149 - 80's Monster Humvee
    E-04 American Legion Post 149 - 1954 Dodge M-37
    E-05 American Legion Post 149 - 1985 Ambulance Bus
    E-06 Wilco Farm Stores
    E-07 Sound West Group
    E-08 Kitsap Bank
    E-09 Washington Civil War Association-Fife & Drum Band
    E-10 Washington Civil War Association
    E-11 Kitsap Foster Care Association - Fostering Together
    E-12 Lakeside Industries, Inc.
    E-13 Macy's
    E-14 Safe Home Resources
    E-15 Seattle Goodwill
    E-16 Kitsap Saddle Club
    E-17 Chico Towing
    E-18 Bremerton High School NJROTC - Knight Company
    E-19 Bremerton High School Drill Team
    E-20 Bremerton High School Marching Band
    E-21 Bremerton High School Flag Team
    E-22 Combat Veterans International
    E-23 Kiwanis Club of Bremerton

    The Kitsap Credit Union Armed Forces Day Parade held in Bremerton is the largest and longest running Armed Forces Day Parade in the nation. This year is the 72nd year of the event, held on the third Saturday in May in downtown Bremerton. This event includes the Heroes’ Barbeque that provides a free hot dog, chips and soda to all active-duty, reserve, retired and veteran service personnel.


     The parade’s annual attendance is 25,000  to  40,000 people from all over Western Washington. Entries come from as far away as Oregon and Spokane to participate in this event.


     The parade includes all branches of the military, police and firefighters, youth organizations, dignitaries, commercial businesses, car clubs and more.


    Sponsorship opportunities available












    Booth Space available


    The Bremerton Chamber of Commerce is looking for vendors to participate in the Annual Armed Forces Day. The Armed Forces Day festivities should provide you with a magnificent opportunity to display and sell your specialty items.


    The date of the event is Saturday, May 18, 2019.  Spaces for each vendor will be approximately 10 feet by 10 feet. Arrangements can be made if a larger space is required.  Cost breakdown for this event is on page two.  All registration forms and fees are due no later than Friday, May 10, 2019.


    Vendors must be approved by the Bremerton Chamber of Commerce's Armed Forces Festival Committee. Vendors will not be accepted from individuals, groups or organizations whose mission, agenda, or message is contradictory to the organizational mandate of the United States Armed Forces. Vendors advocating, opposing or depicting any political, social issues or endorsing candidates will not be authorized to participate in the event.


    No walking vendors will be permitted on the parade route.