Sunday, May 19, 2013

PHOTOS: 2013 Armed Services Torchlight Parade

Posted by on Sun, May 19, 2013 at 12:29 AM

The 2013 Armed Forces Torchlight Parade featured 204 different entrants, winding through downtown Spokane on Saturday evening. The parade, a tribute to the military and service members, attracts an estimated 150,000 spectators.

(Photos by Young Kwak) 

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A color guard marches. 

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Members of the 92nd Mission Support Group, based at Fairchild Air Force Base, march.

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The Lewis and Clark High School marching band performs. 

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The Spokane Lilac Festival royal court watches the parade.

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Members of the Rogers High School marching band prepare to march. 

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Members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart wave at spectators. 

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(Left to right) United States Air Force Captain Marc Austin, Captain Ashly Barnes and Staff  Sergeant Jonathan Allessie hold images of three Fairchild Air Force Base KC-135 crew members killed when their aircraft crashed in Kyrgystan. The lost crew members were Captain Mark T. Voss, Captain Victoria A. Pickney and Technical Sergeant Mackey, III.

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Ron Newton stands as service members from Fairchild Air Force Base pass. 

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A Pearl Harbor survivor waves at spectators. 

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Members of the Spokane Tribe of Indians march.

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Members of the Wellpinit High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps march. 

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Spokane Interstate Rodeo Queen Macy LaValley waves at spectators. 

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Photos of service members lost during World War II are carried. 

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A member of the 336th Training Group, based at Fairchild Air Force Base, high fives spectators.

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Travis, left, and Leslie Rathe clap as the 336th Training Group, based at Fairchild Air Force Base, pass. 

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Six-year-old Ali Evans, right, sits on her father Rendel's shoulders as a member of the Spokane Renaissance Fair, left, high fives 4-year-old Alyssa Riek, sitting on her mother Cheyenne's shoulders. 

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13-year-old-Brycen Southerly, left, and 14-year-old Patrick Lynch watch from a sky walk.

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The Ferris High School marching band performs. 

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The Heritage High School marching band performs.

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The Portland Royal Rosarians tip their hats.

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The Pacific Northwest Delorean Club passes spectators.  

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Six-year-old Nydia Lara blows bubbles.   

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