NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York City is honoring the men and women who serve in the United States armed forces the week leading up to Veterans Day.

More: Veterans Week Events

Capt. Thomas Morkan, of the U.S. Coast Guard, stopped by CBS2 on Sunday to discuss some of the events taking place this week, including the city’s annual Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11.

More more information on the parade, click here.

Click on the video above for the full interview.