More than 5,000 Utah National Guard members from around the state will converge on Camp Williams Saturday for the Guard's annual Governor's Day Parade.
The event, which begins at 10:30 a.m., is open to the public without charge and will feature music from the Guard's 23rd Army Band.Gov. Norm Bangerter is scheduled to join Maj. Gen. John L. Matthews, Utah's adjutant general over the National Guard, in reviewing the Army and Air National Guard troops as they march in the parade.
The First Battalion of the 140th Field Artillery will provide an artillery cannon salute for the governor and Guard helicopters have a fly-over planned.
Brig. Gen. James Miller, commander of I Corps Artillery, will command the troops for the annual parade.
After the review, the soldiers' family members and public will be able to visit a static display of military equipment at the camp, which is located on Redwood Road on the border of Salt Lake and Utah counties.