Thursday, November 11, 2010

National Veterans Day Ceremony

From the United States Department of Veterans Affairs:

"The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on November 11th at Arlington National Cemetery . The ceremony commences precisely at 11:00 a.m. with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns and continues inside the Memorial Amphitheater with a parade of colors by veterans’ organizations and remarks from dignitaries. The ceremony is intended to honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces."

Yesterday at the Ocracoke School a small ceremony was held to honor veterans living on or visiting Ocracoke Island.

Today we join with citizens all over the United States to honor and thank all veterans of our country's armed forces. Thank you for your service!

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Our latest Ocracoke Newsletter is an article, with a number of photos, documenting the history of water cisterns on Ocracoke Island. Click on the following link to go directly there:

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous8:06 AM

    Well said, Philip!

    We need to pause today and truly appreciate the enormous sacrifices of Americans (and their families) who have fought for our freedom in decades past and those who continue to protect us now.

    We enjoy so many freedoms, including the ability to read and respond to your blog.

    Thank you to all who serve.