VMI Founders Day parade, 17-gun salute to stream live

vmi virginia military instituteThe VMI Corps of Cadets will commemorate Founders Day this Friday with a parade featuring a 17-gun salute executed by the Cadet Battery to honor VMI’s founders and the nation’s veterans.

The anniversary, which marks 177 years since 23 VMI cadets relieved the state militia and converted the state arsenal into the Institute, will also see the dedication of the recently renovated Cormack and Cocke halls at 10 and 11 a.m., respectively.

The parade can be viewed live at www.vmi.edu/livestream and on this page beginning at 3:30 p.m., and the video will remain available following the completion of the parade.


Parade Live Stream