Past Grand Marshals

2000 

Major General James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret) – Gulfport

 

2001 

Lieutenant General Bryan Shott, USAF (Ret) – Gulfport

 

2002 

Major General Clark Griffith, USAF (Ret) – Biloxi

 

2003 

Jeremiah “Jerry” O’Keefe, Sr. USA (Ret) – Biloxi

 

2004 

Colonel Lawrence “Larry” Roberts, USAF (Ret) – Gulfport

 

2005 

Hurricane Katrina – no parade – scheduled for Biloxi

 

2006 

Major General Harold A Cross, ARNG (Ret) – Biloxi

 

2007 

Chief Warrant Officer 3rd Class Lewis Shank – Gulfport

 

2008 

Command Sergeant Major Ed Horstman, USA (Ret) – Biloxi

1st year GCVP received Regional Site Certification designation by the National Veterans Administration

 

2009 

Command Sergeant Major Adelchi Pilutti, USA (Ret) – Gulfport

 

2010 

Fred Wallace Haise, Jr., Astronaut (Ret) – Biloxi

 

2011 

Lieutenant Albert “Al” Balius, USA (Ret) – D’Iberville

 

2012 

Colonel Henry J. Cook, III, USA (Ret) – Gulfport

 

2013 

Colonel Phyllis A. Luttman, USAF (Ret) – Biloxi

 

2014 

Cliff Kuykendall GMC (SS) (Ret) – Biloxi

 

2015 

Major General Augustus “Leon” Collins – Gulfport

Adjutant General Mississippi National Guard

 

2016

Co-Grand Marshals – D’Iberville

LTC Henry Burkle and CWO4 Tom Adams

 

2017 

CMDCM Dick Wade (Ret) – Biloxi

 

2018 

Thomas E. “Butch” Harris (Ret)– Gulfport

 

2019 

Gene Taylor – D’Iberville

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