San Antonio's inaugural Here's To Our Heroes Military River Parade on May 19, 2012 involves 25 decorated floats themed according to their participants along with all branches of America's military, veterans, military support groups, and more. As a tribute to the Armed Forces, the city died the San Antonio River blue for the parade. The River Walk parade route is also be decorated with yellow ribbons provided by the community in honor or memory of those who serve, or have served our country. This proud celebration culminated with a free concert hosted by Operation Homefront, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing emergency financial assistance to military members and their families.
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