Veterans Day Events

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Veterans Day ceremonies announced

 

Since 1919, Americans have paused to remember the service and sacrifice of the men and women who have and who continue to serve our country.

The Army is committed to lifelong success for Soldiers, veterans and their families by connecting them with opportunities for employment, education and health care post military service.

Soldiers and civilians are encourage to attend the following ceremonies, most of which U.S. Army-Pacific Soldiers are participating within.

 

•Nov. 1, 9 a.m.: The Waianae Military Civilian Advisory Council (WMCAC) will host the 31st Annual WMCAC Veterans Day Parade. The event is expected to have 400 marchers, 25 vehicles and four bands. The parade will start at Pokai Bay Beach Park and follow along Farrington Highway until the Waianae Mall, where the annual JROTC drill meet will be held.

 

•Nov. 9, 2 p.m.: In honor of Veterans Day, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor hosts the Hawaii premiere of “With Their Voices Raised.” The documentary theater performance shows stories of Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima survivors created by Kate Morris. A reception follows with cake and refreshments in Hangar 37. The event is free with museum admission, free to museum Members or $5 performance only admission. Reserve tickets at www.PacificAviationMuseum.org/events/with-their-voices-raised.

 

•Nov. 11, 10 a.m.: The Wahiawa Lions will hold its annual Veterans Day Parade along California Avenue in Wahiawa. The event is expected to have 45 marching units, 17 vehicles and five bands. The parade will begin at Ka‘ala Elementary School and head up California Avenue and end at Fred Wright District Park.

 

•Nov. 11, 10 a.m.: The Oahu Veterans Council (OVC) will hold its Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, or Punchbowl, located at 2177 Puowaina Dr., Honolulu. The OVC holds this ceremony every year to honor veterans past and present for their dedicated service to our country.

 

•Nov. 11, 11 a.m.: The Waianae Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a Veterans Day ceremony at the Pililaau Army Recreation Cener, Waianae.

 

•Nov. 11, 1 p.m.: Governor Neil Abercrombie will host the Veterans Day Governor’s Ceremony at the Hawaiian State Veterans Cemetery in Kaneohe. The ceremony is intended to honor and thank all who have served in the U.S. armed forces.

 

•Nov. 11, Sunset, 4:30 p.m.: The USS Missouri Memorial Veterans Day Ceremony will be conducted on the ship’s fantail at 63 Cowpens St., Honolulu. Complimentary round-trip shuttle service for the event begins at 3:30 p.m. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has selected the USS Missouri to serve as the official regional site to observe Veterans Day.

 

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