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Armed Forces River Parade highlights ties to military families, community

By Ryan Mattox | Mission and Installation Contracting Command Public Affairs | May 20, 2019

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas —

Brig. Gen. Bill Boruff waves to the crowd as the Army float passes the Arneson River Theater during the annual Armed Forces River Parade May 18 in downtown San Antonio. This year's theme was "Salute Our Heroes."

The parade promotes awareness of the joint presence and ties to the military families and community.

Representing the U.S. Army in this year's parade were Boruff, the Mission and Installation Contracting Command commanding general; MICC Command Sgt. Maj. Marcos Torres, and Capt. Jim Jimenez, aide de camp for the MICC commanding general.