News 12 Then: 1981 Armed Forces Day Parade

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – Chattanooga will hold its 72nd Armed Forces Day Parade on Friday.

The parade starts at 10:30 AM at the intersection of MLK Boulevard and Market Street.

It will then proceed up Market to the Aquarium.

For our Thursday Throwback, we looked back at the celebrations from 40 years ago.

The 1981 parade offered jets, parachutes, politicians and protesters.

Chip Chapman also shared another video from the 1980s when students from Lookout Valley helped prepare floats.

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