Memorial Day Parade is an event that is held annually in honor of the men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces. It is a way to show respect and gratitude to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect our freedom and way of life. The parade is a time when Americans come together to remember the fallen and celebrate the brave men and women who have risked their lives to safeguard our country.

The Memorial Day Parade in 2023 will be particularly special as the Grand Marshals for the event will be Lunar module pilots Charlie Duke, Harrison Schmitt, and Rusty Schweickart. These heroes were a part of the Apollo program and their contributions to NASA are immeasurable. They helped the United States reach new heights and set foot on the moon for the first time in history.

Duke, Schmitt, and Schweickart are true American heroes and their selection as Grand Marshals for the 2023 Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. is a great honor. They are a representation of the courage and bravery that the men and women of the Armed Forces have displayed throughout history. Their participation in the parade serves as a reminder to all Americans of the sacrifices made to protect our freedom, and the