It's not yet known what such a parade would cost taxpayers, but Senate Democrats sent a letter to the defense secretary calling it "inappropriate and wasteful".
US President Donald Trump has asked the Pentagon to plan a grand military parade, the White House has said, an unusual move aimed at showcasing the muscle power of the country. Military officials said it was unclear how any parade would be funded. He also suggested the president could visit Fort Bragg, where Reed served when he was in the Army.
"Can you talk about where things are in the planning stages for the military parade the president is seeking and what any cost estimates you have at this point are?" an unidentified reporter asked.
The White House confirmed on Tuesday that such planning was underway.
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"President Trump is incredibly supportive of America's great service members who risk their lives every day to keep our country safe", she said. "It was one of the greatest parades I have ever seen".
The Washington Post first reported that Trump was inspired by France's Bastille Day celebration when he was a guest of French President Emmanuel Macron a year ago to watch their military parade.
The parade is believed to include Abrams tanks, fighting vehicles, missiles, and other high-tech military equipment rolling through Washington DC.
US presidents have long shied away from such displays of military prowess - which typically include tanks, missiles and, in some cases, goose-stepping soldiers - for fear of being compared to Washington's Cold War adversaries, where such displays have traditionally been potent symbols of state power.
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President George H.W. Bush held a military parade in Washington on June 8, 1991, to mark victory in the Persian Gulf War.
Retired Maj. Gen. Paul Eaton, an adviser to VoteVets an organization focused on electing veterans to public office, criticized the president's idea, saying Trump "has has continually shown himself to have authoritarian tendencies and this is just another worrisome example".
Trump was French President Emmanuel Macron's guest on Bastille Day past year, and later called the French military parade he witnessed "one of the greatest parades" he had ever seen.
On the same day as that interview was published, the Huffington Post reported that Trump and the team planning his inauguration had sought heavy military equipment for the January 20 inauguration parade. And we're going to show the people as we build up our military, we're going to display our military. Trump was awestruck by the spectacle, and aboard Air Force One en route home from Paris, aides said Trump told them he wanted one at home. "Sadly, the Giant Tank Parade is cancelled".
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