ParadeRest serves the military population of Central Virginia including active duty and retired military personnel and their families.  Our mission is to demonstrate the community’s tremendous gratitude for their service and sacrifice by recognizing and supporting the area’s ‘hidden military’ personnel and their loved ones who are not stationed near large bases.  Our objective is to develop and implement integrated outreach and support programs prior to their deployment, while they are away, and when they return home.

ParadeRest seeks to partner with other military support organizations, other community organizations, academic institutions, and local businesses to enhance the community’s gratitude for those presently serving, their families and veterans.