Veterans Day 2015 ceremonies announced

| November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

EventPhotoFull_Veterans Day Remembering All Who Served

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.

Most of the events listed below have Army-Hawaii Soldiers participating. Soldiers and Army civilians are encourage to attend.

  • Nov. 7, 9 a.m.: The 25th Infantry Division is participating in the Waianae Military Civilian Advisory Council’s 33rd annual Veterans Day Parade. The parade will begin at the Waianae Boat Harbor and end at the Waianae Mall. Come out and give a shaka to our Tropic Lightning Soldiers. The event is expected to have 400 marchers, 25 vehicles and several bands.
  • Nov. 11, 9 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, 10 a.m.: The Wahiawa Lion’s Club will conduct its 69th annual Veterans Day Parade. This event will honor our veterans, active military Soldiers, National Guardsmen, and U.S. Army Reservists for their commendable duty in preserving freedom in our nation. The event will be at the Wahiawa District Park. The 25th ID will participate with a band, vehicles and a marching unit.

 

  • Nov. 11, 1 p.m.: Governor David Y. Ige will host the Veterans Day Ceremony at the Hawaiian State Veterans Cemetery, 45-349 Kamekameha Hwy., Kaneohe. The ceremony is intended to honor and thank all who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Aloha attire or Class B uniform is the dress. Music will be provided by the 111th Army Band.
  • Nov. 11, Sunset, 4:30 p.m.: The USS Missouri Memorial Veterans Day Ceremony will be conducted on the ship’s fantail. Complimentary round-trip shuttle service to Ford Island for the event begins at 3:30 p.m. Guests should be seated by 4:15 p.m.

 

  • 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, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.: In honor of Veterans Day, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor offers free admission to veterans and family members. Please show military ID upon arrival. Salute! Visit www.PacificAviationMuseum.org/events/veterans-day.

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