Barbados will culminate its independence celebrations with the national parade at the historic Garrison Savannah on Friday, November 30, beginning at 8:00 a.m.
This year’s parade will feature over 1,000 persons representing armed and unarmed units, and they will be under the direction of Parade Commander Major Glyne Grannum of the Barbados Defence Force (BDF).??
Detachments are: The BDF, The Royal Barbados Police Force (RBPF), The Barbados Cadet Corps (BCC), the Barbados Prison Service, The Barbados Fire Service, the Government Security Guards, the Barbados Youth Service, the Barbados Boy Scouts Association, the Girl Guides Association of Barbados, the Barbados Red Cross Society, the St. John Ambulance Association of Barbados, the Barbados Landship Association, the National Conservation Commission, the Customs Guards, and the Seventh Day Adventist Pathfinders.
As is customary, the Mounted Troop of the RBPF, as well as the bands of the RBPF, BDF and the Barbados Cadet Corps will also take centre stage. A female detachment from the BDF will also be on parade.