This year's Grand Marshall for the Rodeo Parade has been announced. It will be all 185 members of the National Guard's 132nd Multi Roll Bridge Company. The Asphalt Cowboys made the announcement on Wednesday.
In February, all members returned safely from Afghanistan. The company is led by Captain Adam Rix.
The 2013 Rodeo Parade will be held Saturday, May 18th in downtown Redding. Asphalt Cowboys' spokesperson, Tom Spade, says "We hope the people of Redding will show out in force to thank these young people for their brave service to our country."