2018 Veteran’s Day Parade Final Lineup

This is the final order or march for the parade.  Expect some minor changes on the day of the event.  Some organizations may choose to not participate because of the impending weather  If you would like to make changes to your group name or the description ( this will be read on television as your group passes the reviewing stand)  please email me.  NO changes will be made after 3 PM on Thursday.


Lineup instructions and arrival times are posted.


Please read and abide by the following rules:  Complete list of rules can be found at click here


  1. This is a forward motion parade.  No backward motion is permitted.  Brief stops during the parade for dance routines and/or band performances are acceptable.  All units must keep pace with the unit in front of them but should also maintain a safe distance from the unit in front of them.
  2. There shall be no throwing, distributing or handing out of any type of items to parade observers by units in the parade.  This includes candy, toys, novelties, printed material, etc.
  3. There will be no recorded music played during the Parade without the specific permission of the Parade Committee.
  4. All vehicles in the parade must be operated by a driver licensed to operate that particular type of vehicle and each vehicle must have the appropriate liability insurance to operate on a public road.
  5. Equestrian and/or animals are prohibited. Service animals are permitted.

Last updated 8 NOV 7:45 AM

Order Of March Group Name Description
1 UT Army ROTC Dragoon Company
2 City, State, and Federal Officials and Honorees
3 Knoxville Fire Department
4 Knoxville Police Department Knoxville Police Department Sworn and Civilian employees who have served in the armed forces.
5 Gibbs High School AJROTC
6 Gibbs High School Band School marching band
7 American Legion Post 2
8 Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts
9 American Legion Post 52 American Legion
10 Bonny Kate Chapter, NSDAR All DAR Chapters
11 Purdy Brothers Trucking Veterans Tribute dedicated to all Branches
12 Scottish American Military Society of Knoxville
13 Karns High School AFJROTC
14 Karns High School Marching Band
15 American Heritage Girls We are a Christian Scouting troop whose mission is to build women of integrity through service to God, family, country, and community.
16 Honor Air Knoxville
17 Smoky Mountain Submarine Veterans Veterans
18 Jim McMichael Signs & Truck Painting Jim McMichael
19 Smokey Mountain Military Vehicle Club
20 Rick Freetage- USMC Retired
21 WoodmenLife and American Legion Ladies Auxilliary The KIA Soul Patrol is a salute to Heroes from Soul to Shining Soul. Each car represents a branch of the services. WoodmenLife is a nonprofit Life insurance company that has been around for 128 years. Their conservative nature and sound practices in the financial world is also met with care and compassion for the community. In addition to WoodmenLife
22 Anderson County NJROTC
23 Area Veterans 2 Antique John Deere  tractors two wagons and one Kit Car–Wagons will be hauling area veterans from several military conflicts
24 Blue Star Mothers
25 Austin-East Magnet High School AFJROTC Air Force JROTC
26 Austin-East High School Marching Band
27 Cades Cove Preservation Society
28 Tennessee Society Sons of the Revolution Flags
29 East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard Veterans honor Guard
30 Knoxville Military Vehicle Club
31 Bearden High School NJROTC
32 Blue Knights TN III
33 Fulton High School NJROTC
34 Smoky Mountain Model A Club The Smoky Mountain Model A Club was founded in 1961 by a group of dedicated Model A enthusiasts in order to restore preserve and drive Henry Ford’s Beautiful Lady.  The club has approximately 80 members, who with their families meet regularly and go on tours together.  We’ve some of our members drive their A’s one 1200 mile trips.  Most of the cars you see here today are restored to original conditions (with a few safety modifications).  A few are still in their 90 year old preserved appearance.  More than half of today’s drivers/members are also Armed Forces Veterans, noted by the” Veteran on Board” sign posted on the doors.  We love to blow our AHOOGA horns, wolf whistles and sirens
35 Halls Crossroads Women’s League Veterans from Halls will be riding in trucks
36 Young Marines
37 Marine Corps League, Lt. Bonnyman Det #924 The Marine Corps League is a Veterans Organization open to all Marines and Navy Corpsman who honorably served our Country. League members continue to serve the Community throughout  the year while maintaining all the high standards of the United State Marine Corps.
37.5 Sons of the American Revolution Stephen Holston Chapter and Children of the American Revolution General William Lenoir Society
38 Civil Air Patrol Part of the Air Force’s “Total Force”.  Volunteers who do search and rescue, disaster relief.
39 Halls High School Marching Band
40 Samuel Fraser DAR 2010 Dodge pick up truck with 20 foot trailer
41 Tennessee Valley Model A Club
42 Central High School Navy JROTC Navy Junior ROTC unit
43 Pinnacle Assisted Living Assisted Living
44 Appalachian Jeeps n Off-road An Off-road club focused on Charity and community service.
46 UT AF ROTC Color Guard
47 Navy Fleet Reserve and Vietnam Veterans Association
48 Grand Marshal CPT Bill Robinson
49 Roughnecks Motorcycle Club Veteran/Public Service
50 DENSO Veterans and their supporters
51 Farragut High School NJROTC
53 Muscle Car Ministries Group of lovers in God, Country, and cars
54 East Tennessee Bucketeers The East Tennessee Bucketeers and Friends appreciate our Veterans, and want to make a Joyful Noise to show our appreciation… Many of our drummers have participated in the Special Olympics, and other community events that were made possible by the freedoms afforded to us and paid for by our awesome Veterans… Thank you, Thank you, Thank you Dear Veterans…
55 United States Air Force Recruiting Service Recruiting service
56 East TN Corvette Club
57 NSVA Island X-1 TN US Navy Seabees
58 East TN Region – Antique Automobile Club of America Older adults (some veterans) driving restored  cars.
59 Steve Portwood
60 Carter High School Marching Band
61 STAR- Shangri-La Therapeutic Academy of Riding
62 Knoxville Utility Board
63 Patriot Guard Riders
64 L&N STEM Academy STEMpunks Robotics Float featuring student-built robots saluting military use of robots and technology
65 Volunteers of America Volunteers of America taking care of veterans
66 Powell HS Band Marching Band
67 Elkmont Assisted Living
68 Jeep Crew
69 VFW Post 1733
70 West High School NJROTC
71 Knox County Democrats Veterans and their supporters
72 USAF Recruiting
73 Career Magnet Academy Honor Guard High School Honor Guard Unit
74 Christian Motorcycle Association
75 Smoky Mountain Blue Star Mothers
76 The Five Oh First Group WWII 101st Airborne Reenactment Group
77 Sons of Liberty
78 Masonic Veterans
79 Knights of Columbus Monsignor Grady Assembly 1083
80 South-Doyle High School AJROTC Entering the reviewing stand is the South-Doyle High School Army JROTC Cherokee Battalion. Commanded by cadet LTC Sarah Clifton and CSM Gavin Cruser, the Cherokees continue to earn national recognition as an Honor Unit with Distinction
81 South-Doyle High School Band
82 MOPH. (Purple Heart Military Order Purpleheart Truck
83 Veterans Heritage Site Foundation, Inc. Truck with folks in pick up and cab
84 Disabled American Veterans #24
85 John Sevier Chapter Overmountain Victory Trail Association Revolutionary War Era
86 wivk 107.7 wivick frog wivick frog
87 Smoky Mountain Classic Thunderbirds
88 Thin Line Support
89 Trinity Hills of Knoxville “We are an assisted living & memory care community situated in the

foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in East Knoxville.

We offer a homelike environment with the privacy & staff needed

to provide you & your family with peace of mind. We invite you all to stop by for a tour

at your convenience to experience the Trinity Hills difference.”

90 Morning Pointe Knoxville Bus typically for Assisted Livings
91 Combat Veteran Motorcycle Assn. Combat Vets on Motorcycles
92 Middlebrook Pike United Methodist Church Jerry Vaughn – US Navy, Mike Burnett – US Navy, Marvin Kosier – US Army, Bill Tucker – US Air Force, Charlie Harr – US Air Force, Kathy Dooley – civilian
93 Tennessee Valley Fair
94 Sherrill Hills Retirement Resort We are an independent retirement community committed to providing a “Resort Lifestyle.” We combine the ease and safety of Senior Housing with the freedom of apartment-style living. We are a community dedicated to our residents by offering a wide variety of choices, services and amenities that make their lives more enjoyable each day!
95 Oak Ridge High School NJROTC
97 Claiborne Hauling
98 Rivers Edge Christian Acadmey
99 Rolling Thunder 3
100 American Legion Riders
101 Rural Metro Fire fire truck with walking color guard if possible
102 Kennedy Coffee Service Blue water truck
103 UT Hospice Knoxville UT Hospice We Honor Vets
104 Johnson City Vet Center
105 Dean Hill Assisted Living
106 American Red Cross Red Cross Vehicles
107 Knoxville Volunteer Rescue Squad