General von Steuben Day in the United States of America
In honour of General von Steuben ‘the German-American Day’ in the United States of America
September 19, 2015
The Prußian Military Commander who came to U.S, served as a Major General of the Continental Army and helped General Washington in the Revolutionary war. General von Steuben is also known to have built the foundation of U.S NCO. His training book ‘Blue Book’ is still considered as a strategic disciplinary training book in the US Army.
Every years in the U.S the third Saturday (close to the birthday of General von Steuben 17 September 1730) is celebrated as a day of honouring the Prußian Commander in US Continental Army General von Steuben. The day is also called German-American Day.
Every year in the United States the third Saturday (close to the birthday of General von Steuben 17 September 1730) is celebrated as a day of honouring the Prußian Commander in U.S Continental Army General Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. The day is called German-American Day.
This year also on Saturday September 17th, the event was celebrated across the United States, with a largest parade of U.S Law-Enforcement and Armed-Forces (majority of them with German heritage) in NY City. The Bundeswehr, Bundespolizei and German Embassy, Ambassador Peter Wittig, as every year have participated in the parade.
New York City Police Department NYPD Parade in General von Steuben Day.
@NYPD Steuben Society proudly marched up Fifth Ave today in the Annual
@Steuben Parade. Looking sharp!
Watch the German-American Steuben Parade September 17, 2016
There were Military and Law-Enforcement from both US and Germany: including the German High Command in North America, the German language department of U.S Armed-Forces, die Bundespolizei from Germany, the New Jersey and New York City Police Department, the New York City Fire Department and the Representative from German Embassy.
Also at this year’s event there were over twenty organizations from Deutschland and Osterreich that took part in the parade. There were as well several high level Official from Germany and U.S.
Officers from US and German Fire Department
The Feuerwehr from Deutschland
Die Bundespolizei with the New York City Police Department of von Steuben Association
The German Language department of US Military Academy participating in the Gen von Steuben parade in New York City.
*September and October are called the German-American months in the United States. In addition to von Steuben Day in September (German-American Day) there is a German-American Day, proclaimed by the U.S President every year on October 6th.
13 September 2015
General von Steuben Day in the United States
As every year, in 2015 also, General von Steuben parade will take place across the United States with its main ceremony in NY.
©German-American Steuben Parade NY
The event will be on September 19, and starts with a Steuben Parade Mass at 9:00 in St. Patrick’s Cathedral
The German American Steuben Parade is scheduled at 12:00 on 5th Avenue
Followed by Oktoberfest at the Central park.
The ceremony will be live broadcasted on:
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