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Veterans Day Events in the Mid-Ohio Valley

12 November, 2017, 02:01 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • Willamette National Cemetery

The Tri-Town parade which includes Rockland, Whitman, and Abington kicks off tomorrow morning at 9 a.m. on Union St.in Rockland and will go through Rockland Center before ending at Rockland Plaza on Route 123. There will be a brief patriotic ceremony with the release of doves, followed by a fly-over (weather permitting), a three volley rifle salute followed by taps. Winners of the Virginia War Memorial's annual Veterans Day Essay Contest for middle and high school students will be announced, with the winners reading their essays.

The Mississippi National Guard hosted a Veteran's Day Memorial and wreath-laying ceremony Friday, November 10 at the Mississippi War Memorial in Jackson.




Veteran and American Legion Post 22 Commander Duane Fink describes the importance of Veterans Day to him and also says the Legion is set for a big Veterans Day Saturday.

The ceremony, which is open to the public without charge, is sponsored by the Virginia War Memorial, a division of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services, in partnership with the Richmond Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities. The keynote speaker will be former Navy SEAL Rob Foley. The parade begins at 11 a.m.in front of Fresno City Hall. A parade will begin at 10:45 a.m.at the corner of Lincoln Way and Cleveland Street and will proceed down Lincoln Way.

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