Spirit to thank veterans at annual Veterans Day Parade

Spirit AeroSystems is proud to sponsor the annual Spirit AeroSystems Veterans Day Parade scheduled Saturday, Nov. 5, in downtown Wichita. Spirit employees and their families will take part in the parade to show appreciation and support for the men and women who have served the United States and protected freedom around the globe.

Spirit will sponsor Wichita's annual Veterans Day Parade scheduled for Nov. 5, 2016.
Spirit will sponsor Wichita’s annual Veterans Day Parade scheduled for Nov. 5, 2016.

The parade is scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, in downtown Wichita. The parade will begin near 11th and Main Street and conclude with a celebration remembrance event at WaterWalk.

Employees and the general public are invited to attend the festivities, which are presented in partnership with USD259 JROTC. This year, the parade commemorates the National Defense Act of 1916.

Spirit is also supporting the Warrior Transition Battalion toy drive, which provides toys for the children of veterans and military personnel who are transitioning back to civilian life after deployment. Parade attendees can support the Warrior Transition Battalion toy drive by dropping off $10-20 toy donations in collection wagons the morning of the parade.