Military vehicles to roll through Washington in parade

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To minimize damage to Washington's streets, the parade will include only wheeled vehicles - and not the heavy military vehicles, like tanks, that line the streets of Paris on Bastille Day, according to a Pentagon memo released Friday and first obtained by CNN. And formations donning "period uniforms" may be utilized to "represent veterans from previous wars", the letter said.

The parade route will reportedly go from the White House to the Capitol.

The parade will be merged with the existing Veteran's Day Parade.

Critics have largely panned the idea since Trump proposed it earlier this year, worrying that it would be a display of authoritarianism, carry a hefty price tag - tens of millions of dollars by some estimates - and damage the roads in Washington D.C.

Last month Trump asked the Pentagon to explore a parade in celebration of American troops, after the Republican president marveled at the Bastille Day military parade he attended in Paris previous year.

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It added that the parade would focus on the contributions of us military veterans throughout history, starting from the American Revolutionary War.

The Joint Staff will be responsible for planning the parade and Northern Command, which oversees US troops in North America, will be responsible for executing it, according to the memo, which was signed by US Navy Capt. Hallock Mohler Jr., the executive secretary for the office of the secretary of defense.

"We'll see if we can do it at a reasonable cost, and if we can't, we won't do it, but the generals would love to do it, I can tell you, and so would I", Mr. Trump said last month. "We have a great country and we should be celebrating our country", he told Fox News Channel in a recent interview.

During a press briefing at the White House in February, Secretary of Defense James Mattis said, "I think we're all aware, in this country, of the President's affection and respect for the military".

Several weeks after President Trump announced his desire for a military parade in the style of France (or, less charitably, various despotic regimes), plans for the event are coming into focus.

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