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Trump’s military parade planned for Veterans Day – without tanks

Trump arrives for an official visit to Hanoi, Vietnam

FILE PHOTO – U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam November 11, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A military parade requested by President Donald Trump will take place in November on Veterans Day in Washington D.C. but to minimize damage to roads, will not include tanks, a Pentagon memo released on Friday said.

The memo listed a number of guidelines for the parade on Nov. 11.

“Include wheeled vehicles only, no tanks – consideration must be given to minimize damage to local infrastructure,” the memo said.

(Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Cynthia Osterman)

 

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