2021 CSRA Veterans Day ceremonies to be held Thursday

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AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Veterans Day ceremonies and observances will be held all around the CSRA Thursday.

A Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled in Downtown Augusta Thursday.

This observance and ceremony is open to the public and there is no cost for admission.

Guest speakers include Mayor Hardie Davis, Jr., Congressman Rick Allen of Georgia’s 12th District, and Brigadier General Paul T. Stanton, Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence (CCoE) and Fort Gordon; special music provided by Ms. Laurie Orth, soloist, and Mr. Gary Hassan, bagpipes; and traditional ceremonial activities, including a 3-volley salute and playing of Taps, provided by the Fort Gordon Installation Support Detachment (ISD).  

Details:

  • Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
  • Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
  • Location: All Wars Monument at 4th and Broad Streets, Augusta, Georgia

The Augusta Parks and Recreation Department will be providing 150 chairs for the event.

You may wish to consider bringing a folding chair with you to ensure your comfort and seating.

Augusta University will hold a Veterans Day celebration at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11 at the Summerville Campus tear drop.

Will Martin, chief of public affairs for the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, will be the guest speaker. The program will be led by veterans and reservists to honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Following the ceremony.

Flags will be placed in the Arsenal Cemetery on the corner of Arsenal Avenue and Walton Way.

The North Augusta Veterans Day Service at Wade Hampton Park presented by American Legion Post 71 will be held Thursday. The service will commence at 11:00 a.m.

The Aiken Veterans Day Ceremony will take place Thursday at 11 a.m.,

There will be a Veterans Day service will be held at Aiken County Veterans park on Richland Avenue East. This service is presented by the Marine Corp League 939, the James Hammond Detachment.

In Downtown Lincolnton, there will be a Veterans Day parade At 4 p.m., a mile-long through downtown Lincolnton, leaving from the football field.

Line-up begins at 3 p.m., veterans from surrounding counties will be there including a veteran who is more than 100 years old.


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