Armed Forces Day Parade has a rich history | Armed Forces 2017 Festival Guide

The Kitsap County Historical Society Museum in Bremerton has an extensive collection of photos from previous Armed Forced Day Parades. Enjoy these that they have shared with us and see more on their Facebook page. At right is the cover of the script for the celebration in 1958. The museum’s collection also has written notes and newspaper clippings from previous celebrations.

Leslie Kelly is special sections editor for Sound Publishing’s Kitsap News Group.

This story originally appeared in the Armed Forces 2017 Festival Guide, a special section published on May 19 in the Bainbridge Island Review.

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