The Pentagon said Thursday it will delay a military parade ordered by President Trump until at least 2019. The announcement came just hours after news broke that the estimated cost of meeting Trump’s request had skyrocketed—from $12 million to $92 million. The parade, originally scheduled for Washington, D.C., on November 10—Veteran’s Day—was to feature armored vehicles, soldiers in period uniforms, and flyovers by military aircraft. Trump ordered the parade after he attended a Bastille Day celebration in France last year with President Emmanuel Macron.
Pentagon Delays Plans for Trump’s Military Parade
HeadlineAug 17, 2018