The Historical Context Of Military Parades And The U.S.

Published: Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 3:20pm
Updated: Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 3:26pm
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Many people love parades, and now we know that President Trump definitely falls into that category.

He has spoken to the Pentagon about staging an event in Washington that would be reminiscent of the Bastille Day Parade he saw in Paris. That kind of parade would dramatically differ from U.S. tradition.

Here to put this into context is ASU history professor Kyle Longley. He’s the author of "Grunts: The American Combat Soldier in Vietnam."

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