Panetta Memorial Day Parade's grand marshal

May 18, 2013 5:20:39 AM PDT
Former defense secretary and CIA director Leon Panetta is coming to Chicago to lead this year's Memorial Day Parade as Grand Marshal.

Panetta will also take part in the wreath laying ceremony at the eternal flame on Daley Plaza.

The parade is one of the largest Memorial Day parades in the nation.

The parade steps off at noon next Saturday along State Street.