Post & Photos by Jack McIntyre.
Today was a special day for me. Being a former Marine, joining ten thousand of my Military brothers, especially bringing hundreds of Motorcycles into the mix, is right up my alley. We all gathered in Center City Philly , the weather called for morning rain, but God had other ideas in mind & sent us some sun & warmer winds as the hours passed by. It was a gathering that involved motorcycles obviously, but what aren’t in my images are the large groups of veteran’s organizations, prior military, marching bands, and more. I can only post just so many images, so please enjoy what I have shared and visit our great city, we do these types of events all the time, and because of that I love living in Philadelphia. For lot’s of details on this organization, please visit: http://www.phillyveteransparade.org/
Victory Motorcycles and Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) will continue their partnership supporting the men and women of the armed forces by joining together at America’s Parade in New York City on November 11. This nationally televised parade is the largest Veteran’s Day event in the nation.
Victory/IAVA have initiated “The Road Home” program during which Victory will contribute $500 to IAVA for each new Victory bike sold. This program is dedicated to empowering and assisting the military veterans who have served in recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan to adjust to life back home. Learn more at www.victorymotorcycles.com/roadhome.
“It’s an honor to join IAVA to celebrate the men and women who protect our freedom.” said Steve Menneto, VP Motorcycles for Polaris. “We appreciate their contributions and sacrifices, and admire the work done on their behalf by IAVA.”
As a company with nearly 30% of its owner base having a military affiliation, Victory is especially honored to support military personnel, veterans and first responders. Victory currently offers these individuals $1,000.00 off the cost of a new Victory motorcycle. Offers vary and exclusions apply. Complete details are available at www.VictoryMotorcycles.com.
America’s Parade in New York City is a magnificent event to bring attention to all the brave men and women who have placed themselves in harm’s way to keep the American way of life secure.
The 2015 Victory motorcycle lineup features premium cruisers, baggers, and touring models that provide riders with industry-leading performance, comfort, style, cargo space, and reliability.
About Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America: Founded in 2004 by an Iraq veteran, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) is the first and largest organization for the more than 2.8 million veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan and their families. From the group’s website: “IAVA strives to build an empowered generation of veterans who provide sustainable leadership for our country and their local communities.” For details about IAVA programs and how you can support IAVA or get involved, visit www.iava.org.
About Victory Motorcycles: Victory Motorcycles designs, engineers, manufactures and markets a full line of cruisers, baggers and touring motorcycles. Every Victory model delivers industry-leading performance, comfort, style, storage and reliability. The first Victory was produced on the Fourth of July, 1998, in Spirit Lake, Iowa, where every Victory motorcycle continues to be produced today. Information about Victory motorcycles, apparel and accessories is available at www.VictoryMotorcycles.com.
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