The annual Veterans Day ceremony was held at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial on November 11, 2023. The event featured a Boy Scout color guard, patriotic songs performed by Great Falls youths Lucia and Allithia Aguilar, Maya Sachdev, and MacPhearson Strassberg, an invocation and benediction by lay pastor Bob Newhall, and a keynote address by Great Falls native Bruce Ellis Fein, a lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserves.
The 2022 Veterans Day Ceremony honored veterans from Great Falls and all who have served in the Armed Forces. The ceremony featured a presentation of the colors by Boy Scout Troop 55, the Pledge of Allegiance led by the Boy Scouts and Brownie Troop 51156, patriotic songs by the Langley Madrigals, and remarks by retired Army Command Sergeant Major Howard E. “Howie” Urban. Video of the ceremony can be seen below or by clicking here.
The 2021 Veterans Day Ceremony honored veterans from Great Falls and all who have served in the Armed Forces. The ceremony featured an Air Force color guard, patriotic songs by the Langley Madigrals, and remarks by retired Army two-star general George F. Close. The Great Falls Connection article about the ceremony can be seen by clicking the cover-page image above or here. Video of the ceremony can be seen below or by clicking here.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 Veterans Day Ceremony will not be held. All who have served in our country’s armed forces will be in our grateful thoughts and prayers.
The annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held on Monday, November 12, as the federal government is honoring the occasion with a holiday on that date. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own portable seating and dress warmly.