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NYC St. Paddy’s Day Parade features USAF Honor Guard

NEW YORK CITY -- The U.S. Air Force Honor Guard marched in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 17, 2018. The parade was first held in 1762 and each year, more than 150,000 people participate in the parade and nearly 3 million people line the city streets to watch. The  Honor Guard was featured in the parade as part of their U.S. northeastern outreach tour.
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SLIDESHOW | 10 images | NYC St. Paddy’s Day Parade features USAF Honor Guard Staff Sgt. Trayvon Mendez, U.S. Air Force Honor Guard drill team ceremonial guardsman, waits to march in the New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 17, 2018. The event was part of the Air Force Honor Guard’s U.S. northeastern outreach tour from March 16-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Valentina Viglianco)