Veterans Day Ceremony recap



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.

Veterans Day Ceremony, November 11, 2017

The annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial (behind the library) this upcoming Saturday, November 11, 2017, at 11 am—the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.  A flyer is below.  In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will move indoors to the library meeting room.

You can visit our Facebook page at:

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Veterans Day Ceremony, November 11, 2016

Special guest Howard Jester, World War II Army combat parachutist and Great Falls resident, observes the Veterans Day ceremony at the Freedom Memorial in Great Falls, Virginia
Special guest Howard Jester, World War II Army combat parachutist and Great Falls resident, observes the Veterans Day ceremony at the Freedom Memorial in Great Falls, Virginia

On Friday, November 11, at 11:00 AM, the annual Veterans Day ceremony was held at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial. The ceremony honored all who have served our country in the Armed Forces.  The event included a Marine Corps color guard, patriotic songs by the Langley Madrigals, and remarks by two-star Army General Julie Bentz.  The audience included a special guest, Howard Jester, a resident of Great Falls and World War II Army combat parachutist.

At the conclusion of her speech, Major General Bentz presented a flyer with helpful information for veterans, available here.

A flyer about the event is available here.

Share and view pictures and videos of the event here.

The Great Falls Connection carried a story about the event:

Great Falls Connection, November 16, 2016