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About Us

The Gulf Coast Veterans Parade Inc., is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization.  We are incorporated and operated in accordance with the State of Mississippi and a set of By-Laws.

Our membership consists of a board of officers, advisory board and volunteers who serve and work toward conducting an annual parade to honor all Veterans and members of the Armed Forces.

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2022
Board of 
Directors

Officers:

President: Col Jim Hollingsworth USAF, (Ret)

Vice President: Col Phil Harding USAF, (Ret)

Secretary: Ada Dodson

Treasurer: AGC Leslie Shelton USN, (Ret)

Parade Chair: Lt Col Cliff Canoy USA, (Ret)

VIP Operations: Angela Wood

Post Parade Ops: Vonda Martin

Advisory Board:,

Maj Gen James Garner USA (Ret) 

Mary Ellen Landry (President Emeritus)

Valery Mabry (Secretary Emeritus)

Kevin Kuehling

James Corley

Tom Bocek

Honorary Board:

Mayor Andrew “FoFo” Gilich

Mayor Billy Hewes, III

Mayor Rusty Quave

Dale Greenwell

Jeffrey O’Keefe

Chevis Swetman

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Join us!
If you or someone you know is interested in serving please contact us or check out our volunteer page.

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Please check out our FAQ Page for common questions and answers.
For any general inquiries, fill in the following contact form:

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MAILING ADDRESS

Gulf Coast Veterans Parade, Inc. 

P.O. Box 8064  Biloxi, MS  39535

EMAIL

info@msveteransparade.org

TELEPHONE
(601) 265-1537   (voice msgs not monitored daily)

 
 

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GULF COAST VETERANS PARADE