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U.S. Troops Commemorate Bastille Day in Paris

U.S. service members participate in Bastille Day festivities in Paris, July 14, 2017. U.S troops led the city's parade in a historic first, to commemorate the centennial of America's entry into World War I and its long-standing partnership with France. Photos by Navy Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
Members of a color guard wearing World War I-era uniforms stand with fellow U.S. service members before the start of the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
Members of a color guard wearing World War I-era uniforms stand with fellow U.S. service members before the start of the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
Almost 200 U.S. soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen march down the Champs-Elysees from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde during the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
Almost 200 U.S. soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen march down the Champs-Elysees from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde during the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. service members march in the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. service members march in the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. service members march in the Bastille Day parade in Paris, July 14, 2017, as smoke trails billow overhead from a flyover conducted by French Alpha jets. U.S. troops led the parade in a historic first, to commemorate the centennial of America’s entry into World War I and its long-standing partnership with France. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. service members march in the Bastille Day parade in Paris, July 14, 2017, as smoke trails billow overhead from a flyover conducted by French Alpha jets. U.S. troops led the parade in a historic first, to commemorate the centennial of America’s entry into World War I and its long-standing partnership with France. N ...More
U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines march in the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines march in the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. and French service members display their nations' respective flags during the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. and French service members display their nations' respective flags during the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
Members of a color guard wearing World War I-era uniforms stand with fellow U.S. service members before the start of the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
Almost 200 U.S. soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen march down the Champs-Elysees from the Arc de Triomphe to the Place de la Concorde during the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. service members march in the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. service members march in the Bastille Day parade in Paris, July 14, 2017, as smoke trails billow overhead from a flyover conducted by French Alpha jets. U.S. troops led the parade in a historic first, to commemorate the centennial of America’s entry into World War I and its long-standing partnership with France. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines march in the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb
U.S. and French service members display their nations' respective flags during the Bastille Day military parade in Paris, July 14, 2017. Navy photo by Chief Petty Officer Michael McNabb