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NEWS | April 29, 2024

JBSA Sailors take part in Battle of Flowers Parade

By Burrell Parmer Naval Medical Forces Support Command Public Affairs

More than 100 Sailors within Joint Base San Antonio took part in the Battle of Flowers Parade held on April 26 during Fiesta San Antonio.

The Battle of Flowers Parade is the oldest event and largest parade of Fiesta San Antonio attracting crowds of more than 350,000. Leading the Sailors in the parade was Rear Adm. Walter Brafford, commander, Naval Medical Forces Support Command.

Other commands participating included but not limited to Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) San Antonio, Navy Talent Acquisition Group (NTAG) San Antonio, Navy Medicine Training Support Center (NMTSC), and Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW) Program, Navy Reserve Center (NRC) San Antonio, and USS San Antonio (LPD 17).