ParadeRest honors Virginia’s military heritage

paraderestThe Paramount Theater welcomes back ParadeRest Virginia – a Charlottesville non-profit dedicated to serving military personnel, veterans and their families – for an afternoon of music, videos, and a panel discussion with three decorated veterans.

On Sunday, ParadeRest will honor Virginia’s Military Heritage with their 5th Annual Memorial Sunday Tribute.

This year’s schedule of events will include:

  • 1:00PM – The Charlottesville Brass Quintet and “Finding the Fallen: 1941-2016” – musical and video tribute
  • 2:00PM – Guests of Honor: The Honorable Chuck Robb and Lynda Robb
  • 2:30PM – Feature Film: Twelve O’Clock High
  • 4:45PM – Decorated Panel of Pilots:
    • Jack Bertram – WWII B-17 Bomber Pilot
    • Scott Cooper – USMC EA-6B Prowler
    • Jim Yacone – Blackhawk Helicopter, Mogadishu
  • 5:15PM – Gospel Choir: “America the Beautiful”

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at The Paramount Theater’s Box Office, by phone (434.979.1333) or online at

All Active Duty, Reservists, National Guard, Veterans & their families admitted free.


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