Edmonds Military Wire: Veterans — your presence requested for Edmonds 4th of July

By Michael Schindler

If you or someone you know is an Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran who has earned the Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, or the Iraq Campaign Medal, the citizens of Edmonds want to honor you this 4th of July.

The Edmonds Chamber of Commerce, the VFW and the American Legion invite you to march in the City of Edmonds Annual Fourth of July Parade honoring service men and women returning from deployments in support of the Global War on Terrorism, such as Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

In addition to the parade, you and your family will be invited to participate in patriotic fun and fireworks on the 4th of July in Edmonds. There will be a special reserved seating area for military families for the evening concert and fireworks show.

For more information and details, and to register to participate, contact Master Chief Koenig at masterchiefkoenig@gmail.com or by phone at 425-232-6244.

To register, submit the following information:
– Rate/rank, name, branch of service, unit
– When and where you served (include all deployments)
– Number of family members who will be attending
– Email address and phone number
– For more information, please visit: Chamber of Commerce 4th of July Parade.

Michael Schindler, Navy veteran, and president of Edmonds-based Operation Military Family, is a guest writer for several national publications, author of the book “Operation Military Family” and “The Military Wire” blog. He is also a popular keynote and workshop speaker who reaches thousands of service members and their families every year through workshops and seminars that include  “How to Battle-Ready Your Relationship” or “What Your Mother-in-Law Didn’t Tell You.”  He received the 2010 Outstanding Patriotic Service Award from the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs.

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