The Town N Country Comuunity once again hosted the state’s largest Veterans Day Parade led by Committee Chairman and Upper Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce Board member Gerald Jacobs. Chamber President Jerry Peruzzi, current Board Chair David Frank and Vice Chair Joe Elmer were on the organizing team.
The Parade Marshall was US Air Force Captain Jack Horner who flew the B-17 aircraft during WW II. His aircraft was shot down by Japanese Zero’s and he was held captive for several years. Captain Horner is shown here with Colonel Jerry Custin (Ret), Hillsborough Deputy Carlos Ortiz and Command Chief Master Sergeant Fusson. 6 Air Mobility Wing, Mac Dill AFB.