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Trump is holding a massive July 4 military parade — here’s what it looked like the last time Washington hosted one

The last US military parade was held in 1991 to celebrate the end of the Gulf War. Trump's July 4th bash will feature tanks and military flyovers.
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump stand for the National Anthem during a picnic for military families on the South Lawn of the White House on July 4, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Trump announces July 4 mega-celebration called ‘A Salute To America,’ but leaves out military parade

President Trump announced a major July 4 celebration on Twitter, but left out the military parade that he's been longing for.

Trump canceled his big military parade, and it looks like most Americans really couldn’t care less

President Donald Trump decided last week to cancel his big military parade, and apparently most people couldn't really care less. A recent poll suggests 75 percent were either "not very disappointed" or "not disappointed at all."
President Donald Trump.

Trump won’t get any military tanks for a planned Veterans Day parade

The parade is expected to commemorate the armed forces spanning multiple eras — from the Revolutionary War to the present day, according to a Pentagon memo.
French President Emmanuel Macron and US President Donald Trump review troops as they arrive at Les Invalides museum in Paris, July 13, 2017.

The Pentagon is still in the dark about Trump’s military parade — but it could use donations to help pay for it

The Pentagon has reportedly started developing options for the parade Trump has proposed, but military officials may not be on board with the idea.
Robert O'Neill.

The former US Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden called Trump’s military parade ‘third world bulls—‘

"A military parade is third world bulls---," O'Neill tweeted Thursday. "We prepare. We deter. We fight. Stop this conversation."

Trump wants to have a massive military parade — here’s what they look like around the world

President Donald Trump's plan is already facing funding challenges, as well as criticism about the message that military parades send.

A mystery missile at North Korea’s military parade should make the US worried

While many North Korea analysts focus on the big ICBMs like the Hwasong-14 and the Hwasong-15, a mysterious smaller missile slipped by relatively unnoticed.
President-elect Donald Trump walks to take his seat for the inaugural swearing-in ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Friday, January 20, 2017.

Why a US military parade would look nothing like North Korea’s, Russia’s, or China’s

Russia, China, and North Korea also hold military parades, and their equipment has some advantages over the US when it comes to wheeling it around.

The military parade Trump wants could cost millions — and the cash-strapped military doesn’t know how they’ll pay for it

The last military parade in 1991 cost $12 million, $3 million of which was paid by the government.