El Paso parade marshals know life in the military
TOWN OF EL PASO--For a celebration with the theme "Honoring Our Military Men and Women," who better to serve as parade grand marshals than a couple well acquainted with the military?
Merlin and Denise Blaisdell will lead the El Paso Days parade on Sunday, Aug. 21. They have spent much of their married lives with service to their country as an important part.
Blaisdell said Wednesday he had a career in the Army and his wife said she has government service in her past. Both have moved frequently in the U.S. and overseas to fulfill their commitment.
Read more in the print version of the Herald July 21.