What makes a military parade?

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President Donald Trump has said he wants the Pentagon to organise a military parade. Here's how other countries do it.

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US Senator Tammy Duckworth (Democrat) was severely wounded in Iraq serving with the US Army.

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The senator mocks President Trump's five-time deferment from being drafted into military service for a relatively minor foot condition, referring to him as Cadet Bone Spurs.

Some might argue that a massive military parade gives President Trump an opportunity to grandstand in the reflected glory of the military which he adeptly avoided as a young man.

But are such national parades a good thing? Aside from the annual Trooping the Colour on Horse Guards Parade, London should the UK have its own big military parade to celebrate the armed services and to perhaps remind the nation who is in charge?

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We don't need it
It's like Walts- why do guys get so angry about walts? You know what you did, and you know who is a liar. They have guilt eating at them and you have some pride. You can sneer, and they can sweat.

instead of parades, why not worry about plugging the retention hole?
 

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