Honor Guard performs in Veterans Day Parade, Knicks game

The Honor Guard performs

The United States Honor Guard marches in the Veterans Day Parade in New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Veteran’s Day Parade is the nation’s largest parade honoring United States Veterans, with anywhere from 25 to 40 thousand attendees and millions of television viewers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

The Honor Guard performs

Tech Sgt. Steven Wojichowski, United States Honor Guard flight chief, marches in the Veterans Day Parade in New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Honor Guard performed in the parade to honor veterans and to inspire, recruit and retain future Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

The Honor Guard performs

Senior Airman Jamar Jackson, United States Air Force Honor Guard ceremonial guardsman, marches in the Veterans Day Parade in New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Honor Guard performed in the parade to honor veterans and to inspire, recruit and retain future Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

Preparing for the parade

Senior Airman David Joziak United States Air Force Honor Guard ceremonial guardsman, tunes a drum head before marching in the Veterans Day Parade in New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Veteran’s Day Parade is the nation’s largest parade honoring United States Veterans, with anywhere from 25 to 40 thousand attendees and millions of television viewers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

The Honor Guard performs

Airman 1st Class Sianii Baxtron, United States Air Force Honor Guard ceremonial guardsman, marches in the Veterans Day Parade in New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Honor Guard performed in the parade to honor veterans and to inspire, recruit and retain future Airmen. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

Chief passes out gear

Chief Master Sgt. Thomas Daniels, 11th Wing and Joint Base Andrews command chief, passes out JBA memorabilia to Veterans Day Parade spectators in New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Veteran’s Day Parade is the nation’s largest parade honoring United States Veterans, with anywhere from 25 to 40 thousand attendees and millions of television viewers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

New York city watches

Parade viewers watch the United States Honor Guard march in the Veterans Day Parade in New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Veteran’s Day Parade is the nation’s largest parade honoring United States Veterans, with anywhere from 25 to 40 thousand attendees and millions of television viewers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

Practice

The United States Honor Guard Drill Team watches New York Knicks Frank Ntilikina, practice before a game at Madison Square Garden, New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Honor Guard embodies the Air Force standard of integrity, precision and discipline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

The game begins

The United States flag is presented by the United States Honor Guard Drill Team before a New York Knick’s game at Madison Square Garden, New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Honor Guard embodies the Air Force standard of integrity, precision and discipline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

The Honor Guard performs
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Master Sgt. Jason Evans, United States Honor Guard Drill Team flight chief, prepares to perform in a halftime show at a New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden, New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Honor Guard embodies the strict discipline and culture built in the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

The Honor Guard performs
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The United States Honor Guard Drill Team performs during a New York Knicks halftime show at Madison Square Garden, New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Honor Guard embodies the strict discipline and culture built in the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

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The United States Honor Guard Drill Team performs during a New York Knicks halftime show at Madison Square Garden, New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Honor Guard embodies the strict discipline and culture built in the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

Team huddle
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The United States Honor Guard Drill Team comes together before the halftime performance at a New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden, New York, Nov. 11, 2018. The Honor Guard embodies the Air Force standard of integrity, precision and discipline. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michael S. Murphy)

NEW YORK --

The United States Honor Guard participated in the Veterans Day Parade along with other branches of the Department of Defense in New York, Nov. 11.

 

The Veteran’s Day Parade is the nation’s largest parade honoring United States Veterans, with 25 to 40 thousand attendees and millions of television viewers.

 

The parade this year commemorated the centennial of World War I ending. According to www.va.org, 116,516 U.S. military members gave their lives during World War 1.

 

Following the parade, the United States Honor Guard Drill team performed in a halftime show for the New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden, New York, Nov. 11.

 

The Knicks hosted a military appreciation night in honor of Veterans Day.

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