Washington (CNN) Preliminary planning for the military parade asked for by President Donald Trump has become underway, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford has confirmed.
One option getting considered is to hold the parade within November in conjunction with the 100th anniversary from the ending of World War I actually on November 11, 1918, the state said.
Military planners will now look not just at dates and locations for that parade, but also costs, logistics plus whether it is feasible to hold a march displaying large weaponry such as reservoirs on Pennsylvania Avenue.
Pentagon spokesman Charlie Summers said Tuesday that Trump asked for the army parade
, adding that the preparing process was in its “infancy. inch
According to The Washington Post, which first documented
that Trump requested top brass at the Pentagon for the military parade, the President had been inspired by France’s Bastille Day time celebration.
Trump was French President Emmanuel Macron’s guest on Bastille Day a year ago, and later called the French army parade he witnessed “one from the greatest parades” he had ever observed.