11/12/2012 11:45 am ET

Veterans Day Parade 2012: New York City Honors Those Who Served Our Country (PHOTOS)

U.S. military veterans, young and old, marched down Fifth Avenue Sunday for the annual New York City Veterans Day Parade.

According to CNN, The United War Veterans Council, who organizes the event, billed this year's parade as "a rally for storm victims." They collected winter coats to give to those affected by Superstorm Sandy.

Check out some photos of the parade below.

2012 Veterans Day Parade NYC