Veterans Day events planned

| November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Veterans Day

Veterans Day

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS — Veterans Day, the annual American holiday honoring military veterans, is observed around the Nov. 11 anniversary of the end of World War I’s major hostilities.

The following events are scheduled:

Saturday, Nov. 10
•Arizona Memorial Veteran’s Day event, 6:30 p.m., Nov. 10.  The National Park Service will host author and historian Vera Williams, who will discuss Women Air Force service pilots of World War II in commemoration of Veterans Day at the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. This event is free and open to the public. RSVP at https://www.ussmissouri.org/veteransdayrsvp or (808) 423-7300, ext. 7048.

Sunday, Nov. 11

•Governor’s Veterans Day Ceremony, 1 p.m., Hawaii State Veteran’s Cemetery, Kaneohe.

•Kilauea Military Camp Veterans Day Ceremony, 3-4 p.m., Nov. 11, Big Island. Park admission is free. All active duty personnel, retirees and veterans are invited to attend the ceremony on the front lawn, followed by a Veterans Day buffet dinner, 4:30-8 p.m., at the Crater Rim Café.

•Battleship Missouri Veterans Day Sunset Ceremony, 4:30-5:30 p.m., Nov. 11. Event is free and open to the public with advance reservations. Guests must be seated by 4:15 p.m. RSVP at www.ussmissouri.org.

•Veterans Day Mass, 6 p.m., Nov. 11, Saint John Apostle and Evangelist Catholic Church in Mililani. All services are invited to the multi-denominational Mass. The colors will be posted before the Mass, and patriotic music will be played.

•Veterans Day Special, nationwide. Inns and bed and breakfasts across the U.S. and Canada have signed up to participate in the fourth annual B&Bs for Vets program. More than 100 U.S. bed and breakfasts and inns will participate. Visit www.bnbsforvets.org for participating inns in the U.S.

Monday, Nov. 12

•Wahiawa Veterans Day Parade, 10 a.m., Nov. 12, in Wahiawa. The Wahiawa Lions Club will be conducting its annual Veterans Day Parade.

Saturday, Nov. 17

•Patriot Run/Walk, 8 a.m., Nov. 17, at the Waterfront at Puuloa, 5105 Iroquois Ave., Ewa Beach. All proceeds will benefit the U.S. Vets Initiative in Kalaeloa. Early registration deadline is Nov. 10. Late race entries will be accepted on race morning. Visit www.patriotrunhawaii.com.

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