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November 11, 2018
2:00 PM
Veterans Memorial Plaza
8701 S. Washington Street
Carbondale, IL 62901
Veterans Day Celebration 2018
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Carbondale Veterans Day Ceremony

Sunday, November 11, 2018

ORDER OF EVENTS: Welcome - Paul Copeland Introductory Remarks - Dr. Meera Komarruji, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, SIU-C National Anthem Performance - Amanda Lowery - Air Force Veteran Pledge of Allegiance - Mary Kappel Invocation - Chaplain Jeffrey Rush A Minute of Silence in Honor of Chancellor Carlos Montemagno Veterans Day Proclamation - Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry Keynote Address - First Sergeant John P. Okerson, USA (ret) Closing Performance - Amanda Lowery - Air Force Veteran Three-Volley Salute - Rifle Team lead by Cadet Logan Davis (Army ROTC) Taps/Flag Honors - Calvin Scott, Ceremonial Bugler Air Force ROTC Honor Guard Closing Remarks - Paul Copeland