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Posted 11/4/2009   Updated 11/4/2009 Email story   Print story

    


from 375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs
375th AMW


11/4/2009 - SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- Veterans Day is Nov. 11 the local area will be hosting a variety of events to honor those who have served past and present. 

Event: St. Louis' 26th Annual Regional Veterans Day Celebration
Date: Nov. 7
Time: POW/MIA ceremony starts at 10:45 a.m. followed by parade at noon.
Location: St. Louis Soldiers Memorial, St. Louis, Mo.
Comments: For more information, call (314) 589-6640 or (314) 589-6613.

Event: O'Fallon Veterans Day Ceremony
Date: Nov. 8
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Veterans Memorial, O'Fallon, Ill.
Keynote Speaker: Brig. Gen. Michael Stough, Air Mobility Command
Comments: Scott Color Guard scheduled to support.

Event: Troy Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony
Date: Nov. 8
Time: Parade begins at 1 p.m.; ceremony immediately following.
Location: Troy City Park, Troy, Ill.
Keynote Speaker: Col. Jay Flournoy, commander, 932nd Airlift Wing

Event: St. Louis Blues Military Appreciation Night (Blues vs. Canucks)
Date: Nov. 10
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Scotttrade Center, St. Louis, Mo.
Comments: Tickets available at Information, Tickets, and Travel.

Event: Belleville Veterans Day Ceremony
Date: Nov. 11
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Public Square, Belleville, Ill.
Keynote Speaker: Col. Gary Goldstone, commander, 375th Air Mobility Wing
Comments: 1st Lt. Jason Raines, 375th Chapel, will provide invocation. Scott Color Guard scheduled to support.

Event: St. Peters, Mo. Veterans Day Ceremony
Date: Nov. 11
Time: 8:30 a.m.
Location: Ft. Zumwalt South Middle School, St. Peters, Mo.
Keynote Spearker: Lt. Col. Eric Oliver, commander, 375th Communications Squadron
Event: Red Bud Veterans Day Ceremony
Date: Nov. 11
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Ratz Memorial Park, Red Bud, Ill.
Keynote Speaker: Maj. James Burgess, 618th Tanker Airlift Control Center
Comments: Scott Color Guard scheduled to support.

Event: Greenville Veterans Day Ceremony
Date: Nov. 11
Time: 10 a.m.
Location: Veterans Memorial Bond County Courthouse, Greenville, Ill.
Keynote Speaker: Master Sgt. Christopher Travis, Air Mobility Command

Event: Branson Veterans Day Parade
Date: Nov. 11
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Branson Landing, Branson, Mo.
Comments: United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band performs during opening ceremony.

Event: Jefferson Barracks Veterans Day Salute
Date: Nov. 11
Location: St. Louis Veterans Medical Center, Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, Mo.
Comments: United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Starlifter performs from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Event: St. Louis Blues Military Salute (Blues vs. Predators)
Date: Nov. 12
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Scotttrade Center, St. Louis, Mo.
Comments: 126th Air Refueling Wing Color Guard scheduled to support.

Event: St. Louis Rams Military Salute (Rams vs. Saints)
Date: Nov. 15
Time: Noon
Location: Edwards Jones Dome, St. Louis, Mo.
Comments: Tickets available at Information, Tickets, and Travel. United States Transportation Command Joint Service Color Guard and Scott Color Guard scheduled to support. United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Marching/Ceremonial Band will perform.



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