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ONCE AGAIN, the historic Garrison Savannah will be the venue for the Independence Day Ceremonial Parade.
Beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30th, armed and unarmed troops will march with precision before an audience including Acting Governor General Elliot Belgrave,
Prime Minister Freundel Stuart, Chief Justice Marston Gibson, members of Cabinet and diplomats.
Hundreds of Barbadians and visitors are expected to come out to watch the ceremony, which is one of the premier events to mark this island’s 45th anniversary of Independence.
Organisations on parade will include detachments of the Barbados Defence Force, the Royal Barbados Police Force, the Barbados Cadet Corps, the Barbados Prison Service and the Barbados Fire Service.
Units from the Government Security Guards, the Barbados Youth Service, the Barbados Legion, the Girl Guides Association, the Barbados Red Cross Society and the Barbados Boys’ Scouts Association will also attend.
The St John’s Ambulance Brigade, the Barbados Landship, the National Conservation Commission, the Pentecostal Crusaders, the Seventh Day Adventist Pathfinders and a detachment from the British Royal Navy are expected to add pomp to the occasion. Perennial crowd favourite, the Mounted Troop of the RBPF, will also be on hand.
Following the ceremony, Prime Minister Stuart will take the salute at Government Headquarters on Bay Street, as the units march from the Garrison Savannah to Independence Square.
In case of inclement weather the Bridgetown Port will be the alternate venue. (BGIS)

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