Veterans Day 2015: Ceremonies and events


On this Veterans Day, we salute our Veterans and extend our gratitude for their service. They are our relatives, friends, neighbors and co-workers. These individuals committed to a cause larger than their own and accepted the challenge to defend our Nation.

Find some of the many Veterans Day 2015 ceremonies and events being held nationwide below.

This is not a complete list. Don’t see your communities? List it in the comments and we will post it here.

Follow our coverage of Veterans Day on our Veterans Day 2015 page.



  • Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System East Campus (Tuskegee, AL) – Central Alabama Veterans HCS will hold a Veterans Day Program and Dedication of the Vietnam Veterans monument recently placed on the grounds of the Montgomery Campus by the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 607. Local Community leaders and Maxwell Air Force leadership will participate in the event.
  • Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center (Tuscaloosa, AL) – Veterans Day Program co-sponsored by the Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center and the Veterans Memorial Park Association of the Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority.


  • Alaska VA Healthcare System (Anchorage, AK) – The Alaska VA Healthcare System will hold a Women Veteran Recognition Ceremony at the Muldoon Clinic combined with a media roundtable immediately following the ceremony. The celebration will start with an Information Fair from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. with the actual ceremony beginning at 5:30 p.m.  The Ceremony will begin with a tribute to the late Marcella Vreeland 1LT Marine Ret. followed by the keynote speaker Retired Air Force Col Jane Serie who was also a nurse at The White House. A reception will immediately follow the ceremony


  • Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (Tucson, AZ) – Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (SAVAHCS) will be hosting a Veterans Day concert on November 11 starting at 2 p.m. in the Rose Garden Courtyard.  The Tucson VA is partnering with the City of Tucson and various other Veteran Service Organizations in the 2nd Annual “Hats off to Hero’s” taking place on November 12.
  • Sierra Vista, AZ 21st Annual Veteran’s Day Parade 9 AM


  • Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks (Fayetteville, AR) – VHSO is hosting a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 10.


  • Los Angeles Veterans Day Run
  • San Francisco VA Health Care System (San Francisco, CA) – November 10, the San Francisco VA Health Care System hosts its annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Keynote speakers will be Norissa McLorin, US Marine Corps Veteran, Stewart Barbee, Army Veteran, Suzanne Gordon, renowned author/journalist.
  • Central California VA Health Care System (Fresno, CA)
    • Fresno Veterans Day Parade. Start Time: 10:00 on-site (reviewing stand across from Fresno City Hall) DAV hosts annual Veterans Day Luncheon/Gift Distribution for Inpatients and Community Living Center Residents – Location: Fresno VAMC 10:00 am-2:00 pm
    • Walk of Honor Memorial Unveiling Ceremony Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 Time: 10:00am-Noon at Fresno VAMC
  • VA Long Beach Healthcare System (Long Beach, CA) – Veterans Day/Welcome home event on campus for community and Veterans.
  • Desert Hot Springs will have a ceremony at our Veterans Memorial Park beginning at 10:00.
  • Palm Springs will have a parade downtown beginning at 3:30.


  • C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center (Bay Pines, FL) – Veterans Day Ceremony
  • Miami VA Healthcare System (Miami, FL) – Veterans Day Ceremony at University of Miami Nov. 11, Miami Beach Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11
  • Orlando VA Medical Center (Orlando, FL) – Veterans Day Ceremony at the Viera Outpatient Clinic.
  • West Palm Beach VAMC (West Palm Beach, FL) – 11/6-11/12/15-Veteran Star Spangled Display in West Palm Beach VAMC atrium
  • Tampa VAMC (Tampa, Florida) Welcome Home Event and Veterans Day Parade starting at 10:00am
  • Downtown Orlando is having a Parade on Sat. Nov. 14. It starts at 11:00

District of Columbia


  • Atlanta VA Medical Center (Decatur, GA) – On November 10, the Atlanta VA Medical Center  will host a Veterans Day ceremony to honor area Veterans and their families. The ceremony will take place in the Pete Wheeler auditorium from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. The medical center will also host a Vietnam War Certificate of Honor for residents of the Community Living Center. The event will take place at the Pete Wheeler auditorium from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
  • Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center (Augusta, GA)
    • 50 Year Celebration for Veterans living with a Spinal Cord Injury for fifty or more years. November 9, 2015
    • Augusta Vet Center Open House and Information Fair   -November 9, 2015
    • Veterans Day Program -November 10, 2015.  Event to honor all Veterans and Veteran employees.  Key-note is Major Peter Way, (RET) Disabled US Army Veteran.
    • Veterans Day Parade -November 11, 2015


  • Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (North Chicago, IL) – Joint “Welcome Home”/Veterans Day celebration.  Co-hosted with local community college. Event will be loacted at community college. The entire event will include a ceremony, wich will include FHCC leadership and a keynote address from a former POW.  There will also be a resource fair highlighting Veterans benefits.
  • Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital (Hines, IL) –  Voluntary Service will be disturbing a small gift on November 10 for all inpatients; Another volunteer group will also be coming on  November 10 to provide a special gift to the female Veterans in the Women’s  Clinic.
  • Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (Chicago, IL)
    • November 10, 8 a.m – 3 p.m.  Over 700 Veterans are expected to attend the event which will feature opportunities for  our Veterans to learn about services offered by the VA as well as numerous local social service agencies.  Breakfast and lunch will be served, flu shots will be available, clothing  and other comfort items will be distributed.
    • November 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Veterans Day Observance
  • Marion VA Medical Center (Marion, IL) –
    • November 5, Veteran Town Hall with VBA
    • November 7, Evansville Stand Down with local Vet Center
    • November 10, 2 p.m. Veteran Receptions  in Marion IL and Evansville IN


  • Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center (Indianapolis VA Medical Center) – Veterans Day Outreach Program evening of the 10th, Veterans Day parade route Outreach Display/engagement. Event will be held at the Indiana War Memorial.


  • Alexandria VA Health Care System (Alexandria, LA) – Events held on the beautiful, historic grounds of the Alexandria VA Medical Center – Program, Parade and Picnic.


  • Rockville Veterans Day Ceremony
  • Ocean City Veterans Day Ceremony
  • VA Maryland Health Care System (Baltimore, MD) –  – Participation in Baltimore City’s Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony – Dr. Adam M. Robinson, Jr., Director of the VA Maryland Health Care System, will be the key note speaker for the City’s Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11.



  • Aleda E. Lutz VA Medical Center (Saginaw, MI) – Women Veteran Programs and a special Veterans Day Event planned for Women to be held at our VAMC on November 7
  • John D. Dingell VA Medical Center (Detroit, MI) – The John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit will host our annual Veterans Day program for patients, staff, volunteers, on November 10 at 11:00 a.m.
  • VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System (Ann Arbor, MI) – Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11 at 9:30 a.m.. For the past 15 years, the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System has held a Veterans Day Ceremony in partnership with the University of Michigan Tri-Service ROTC Units. This year’s Keynote Speaker is Major General Michael Lehnert, USMC (ret).


  • Minneapolis VA Health Care System (Minneapolis, MN) – The medical center will hold a special program on Nov. 11 at the medical center with tributes and music, 2:30-3:30 pm.  Keynote by Maj. Gen. George Steiner (ret) and the 451st US Army Brass Band.
  • St. Cloud VA Health Care System (St. Cloud, MN) – Veterans Day Observance Ceremony, 1:30 p.m., Bldg. 8 (Auditorium), St. Cloud VAHCS, St. Cloud, MN.


  • Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital (Columbia, MO) – On November 8, Wade Vlosich, Medical Center Director at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Columbia, Mo., will be an honored guest at the University of Missouri Joint ROTC Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony. The parade will proceed through town from the university campus to the Boone County Courthouse where a brief ceremony will be conducted. The parade and ceremony conclude a 24-hour vigil by Air Force ROTC cadets.
  • John J. Pershing VA Medical Center (Poplar Bluff, MO) – The Poplar Bluff VAMC (John J. Pershing VA Medical Center) is involved in the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Poplar Bluff, Missouri, in collaboration with the local Veterans Council; media will attend
  • Kansas City VA Medical Center (Kansas City, MO) – A Veterans Day Salute at the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum with KCVA in attendance.  The 2015 Veterans Day Salute features special guest Joseph L. Galloway. His detailed account of the Vietnam War while embedded with the Command Unit of the 1st Cavalry Division became a runaway New York Times best-seller and then, in 2002, film starring Mel Gibson, We Were Soldiers.  There will a Special appearance by the National Anthem Girl, Janine Stange, who made history last year singing the national anthem in all 50 states. Following the Veterans Day Proclamation by Independence Mayor Eileen Weir, witness a rare flyover of vintage military aircraft by the Heart of America Commemorative Air Force (CAF), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and showing historical aircraft.


  • G.V. (Sonny) –  Montgomery VA Medical Center (Jackson, MS) – The VA Medical Center will hold its annual Veterans Day and Wall of Honor Program.  The Wall of Honor is a continuing tribute and recognition program to honor Mississippi’s Veterans. This year’s guest speaker will be former Mississippi Governor William Winter who is a U.S. Army World War II and Korean War Veteran.


  • VA Montana Health Care System (Fort Harrison, MT)
    • Nov. 10:
      – Fort Harrison: Veterans’ Canteen Service hosting observance with recognition of a Veteran from each branch of service
      – Fort Harrison: Birthday Cake and observance for Marine Corps’ 240th Birthday
    • Nov. 11:
      – Helena: POW-MIA-KIA Field of Honor observance
      – Helena: Myrna Loy Center (Veterans Transform Anguish into Art; “Reclaimation” by Nan Parsons)
      – Fort Harrison: Meal for Inpatient Veterans with card thanking them for their service
      – Miles City: local community groups provide meals & service for residents of the Community Living Center (long-term care)
      – Boulder: Jefferson High School National Honor Society will host an event to honor local Veterans.
      – Billings: dedication of the VA Billings Clinic Patriot Wall
      – East Helena: annual Veterans Day parade hosted by the local VFW

New Mexico:

  • New Mexico VA Health Care System (Albuquerque, NM) – On Nov. 11, a Veterans Day parade of historic military vehicles, marching groups and various local organizations will pass through the campus of the Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center in Albuquerque, N.M., starting at 9 a.m.  From there, the parade will move to the New Mexico Veterans’ Memorial at 1100 Louisiana Blvd. for a 10 a.m. Veterans Day Ceremony.

New York

  • New York America’s Parade
  • Albany Veteran’s Day Parade
  • Buffalo Veterans Day Parade, held Saturday, November 7 at 11am on Delaware Avenue.
  • Buffalo VA Medical Center – Tuesday, November 10 at 1pm, at 3495 Bailey Avenue, Buffalo, NY  14215; Freedom Hall, room 301.
    Veterans Day Ceremony with Vietnam Veteran Michael Militello providing keynote address in an interactive forum.
  • Canandaigua VA Medical Center – Veterans Day Observance, “Missing Man” ceremony performed by Veterans from the Knights of Columbus and Jim Worthing patriotic music concert to salute Veterans. Voluntary services and medical center leadership will be represent at these events.
  • Northport VA Medical Center – Celebration of Veterans Concert and luncheon (hosted by Dignity Memorial) –  1 p.m. 11/10
  • Stand For The Troops benefit concert, happening on Veteran’s Day in NYC at 7PM, at the New York Society For Ethical Culture

New Hampshire:

  • Manchester VA Medical Center
    • 11/9: Veteran Stories in the Voices of Veterans:  Panel will consist of  WWII, Afghanistan, OEF/OIF/OND, and Air Guard Veterans.
    • 11/11 Veterans Day Program

North Carolina:

  • Asheville VA Medical Center (Asheville, NC) –  – The Asheville VA will be hosting a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11
  • Durham VA Medical Center (Durham, NC)
    • Veterans Day Ceremony for Community Living Center Veterans, hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary.  General Lusk of the North Carolina National Guard has been invited to speak.
    • Carolina Preserve Veterans Choir will offer a performance for our Community Living Center Veterans.
    • Blue Star Mothers will be presenting an activity for our Community Living Center Veterans.
  • Fayetteville VA Medical Center (Fayetteville, NC)  – Fayetteville Veterans Day Parade
  • Salisbury VA Medical Center (Salisbury, NC) Veterans Day event


  • Chillicothe VA Medical Center (Chillicothe, OH) – Veterans Day Parade on VA grounds
  • Dayton VAMC – 7:00am – 10:00am Pancake Breakfast Bldg305, 11:00am Veterans Day Ceremony, 11:30am Skyline Chili
  • Cincinnati, Ohio Veterans Day Commemorative Program 11:00, Veterans Park, 6303 Harrison Ave.


  • Oklahoma City VA Health Care System (Oklahoma City, OK) –  Veterans Day Ceremony on Friday, November 6th



  • Central Pennsylvania Veterans Day events
  • VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System – On November 9, the Homeless Veterans’ Opinions of Integrated Care Environments (H-VOICE)  photo exhibit will be on display at VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System’s University Drive campus from 8 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.
  • Coatesville VA Medical Center – On November 6, the Coatesville VA Medical Center will host the Veterans Parade as part of its annual Veterans Week celebration.  Former Prisoners of War of World War II and the Korean War will serve as Grand Marshals.
  • Erie VA Medical Center – On November 7, Erie VAMC will host the annual Veterans Day parade and ceremony.
  • Lebanon VA Medical Center
    • On 11/10/2015, Lebanon VA Medical Center will host its sixth Town Hall in Dauphin County from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Linglestown American Legion Post 272.
    • On 11/12/2015, Lebanon VA Medical Center will host its annual Veterans Day Ceremony in the main campus chapel at 10:00 a.m. to recognize the selfless service of Veteran patients and staff.
  • Philadelphia VA Medical Center (Philadelphia, PA)  – On November 8, 2015, the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VAMC will participate in the first City of Philadelphia Veterans Day Parade, which will take place at 12:30 p.m. in Center City.
  • VA Butler Healthcare (Butler, PA)  – Open House event for the newly relocated Cranberry Township Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (900 Commonwealth Drive, Suite 900 Cranberry Township, PA 16066) –  on Friday November 6, 2015, from 11am-1pm.
  • Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center (Wilkes-Barre, PA)  – “The VA Medical Center in Wilkes-Barre, PA, will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on November 10. Staff Sergeant Eric Darling, 109th Field Artillery, Army National Guard, will serve as the Keynote Speaker, with Staff Sergeant Tracie Slempa, 109th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment providing soloist vocals.

Puerto Rico

  • Town of Arecibo on 9:00 AM. Beginning at the Town plaza and ending at Casa Ulanga, where Veteran Service Providers will be gathered to welcome them home, thank them for their service and provide an orientation of Veteran services. All veterans, their family and veteran supporters are welcome to join us.
  • Fort Buchanan, Guaynabo Community Club at Fort Buchanan Veterans Appreciation Day and Claims Clinic 8:00AM – 4:00PM

South Carolina:

  • Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center (Charleston, SC)
    • Saturday, November 7 at 10:30 a.m.:  Annual Charleston Veteran’s Day Parade.
    • Tuesday, November 10 at 10:00 a.m.:  Unveiling and dedication ceremony for a sculpture donation being made to the facility by U.S. Navy Veteran and Artist Dr. Edward Byrd. The sculpture is of a young Marine cared for by Dr. Byrd during Vietnam who returned to the battlefield and was killed in action a short time later.
    • Wednesday, November 11: The Fisher House Charleston is holding its 2nd annual Veterans Day Celebration on the evening of November 11.
  • Wm. Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center (Columbia, SC) – 10 to 11 a.m.: Veterans Appreciation Day

South Dakota:

  • Sioux Falls VA Health Care System (Sioux Falls, SD) – November 11 annual Sioux Falls Community Veterans Day Program.  November 11 quarterly Service of Remembrance for families of recently deceased Veterans.


  • Memphis VA Medical Center (Memphis, TN) – Participation in the Memphis Veterans Day Parade in downtown Memphis, Tennessee
  • Mountain Home VAMC/Johnson City (Mountain Home, TN) –  Veterans Day Program
  • Nashville Veterans Day parade on Broadway in Nashville at 11:00 a.m Wednesday, November 11th


  • Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center (Houston, TX) – Houston VAMC participating in Veterans Day Parade
  • Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (Temple, TX) – Veterans Day Ceremony with special guest speaker Marine Veteran David Villarreal who is a survivor of five major brain stem cell strokes.
  • El Paso VA Health Care System (El Paso, TX) – EPVAHCS float and staff will participate in the annual City of El Paso Veterans Day Parade. Our float is being built as the Eagle Scout project for a member of Troop 248, Fort Bliss, Texas on November 7.
  • West Texas VA Health Care System (Big Spring, TX) – West Texas VA Health Care System will co-host an event in Big Spring, TX honoring West Texas Veterans in conjunction with Howard College and various community partners.
  • Dallas Forth Worth National Cemetery 3:00 PM Veterans Day Program


  • VA Salt Lake City Health Care System (Salt Lake City, UT)
    • Taylorsville Veterans Day Parade, November 11th. VA employees and Veterans will march in the parade.
    • The Women Veteran’s “Grit to Glamour” event will be held on November 10th at the Zions Bank corporate ballroom.


  • White River Junction VA –  12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Annual Veterans Day Ceremony


  • Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center (Richmond, VA)  – Richmond VAMC- 11/10 – The Veterans Day Program will be at 11am followed by the Marine Birthday celebration.
  • Williamsburg, Virginia Combined Veterans Organization Veterans Day Ceremony, 11/11, 10:00am at the Veterans Tribute Tower, Discovery Park Blvd. Colonial Williamsburg annual Veterans Day Parade, 11/11. All Veterans assemble in front of the Capitol Building, Duke of Gloucester (DOG) Street, behind the Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drum at 4:00pm.


  • Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center (Walla Walla, WA) – The Walla Walla VA Medical Center (VAWW) will hold a Veterans Day Recognition Event to recognize the “Veterans Who Live In Our Community”.
  • Lynnwood, Washington Veterans Day ceremony @ 44 AV W & Veterans Way (194 st SW) 11 AM

West Virginia:

  • Clarksburg Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center – The Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center will be participating in two events on Veterans Day. Veterans Day Parade in Clarksburg, West Virginia.   Veterans Day ceremony at Jackson Square in Clarksburg, West Virginia.
  • Martinsburg VA Medical Center (Martinsburg, WV) –  – The Martinsburg VA Medical Center will be having a Veterans Day Celebration on November 7 beginning at 8 a.m. with a 5K/1K run with a formal ceremony at 11 a.m. followed by a Pee Wee football team scrimmage. Our guest speaker for the ceremony is Major General, Medical Corps, United States Army Director, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
  • Beckley VA Medical Center (Beckley, WV)  – November 6, the Beckley Department of Veterans Affairs will host a ribbon cutting and open house for their new Adult Day Health Care Unit at 200 Veterans Avenue, Beckley, West Virginia.
  • Huntington VA Medical Center (Huntington, WV)
    • November 10,Sun Salutation Yoga presentation at 10 a.m. on the lawn in front of our Mental Health Clinic. A Musical Tribute program, open to Veterans, families and the community, will follow at 11 a.m. in the Recreation Hall, featuring noted local singers and musicians, school children, and local press will be invited. The program will conclude with a reception, and at noon, the Marshall University Drum Line will perform on the front steps of the medical center.  At 3 p.m., leadership will honor employees who are Veterans at a special reception in the Recreation Hall.
    • November 11, Veterans Day parade and program


  • Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Milwaukee, WI) – Veterans Day ceremony, Nov. 11, which features Army Veteran  Roshandran Mahendran, our deputy EMS manager who emigrated to America.
  • Tomah VA Medical Center (Tomah, WI) – November 10, 2015 begins at 10 a.m. in our Chapel.  Veterans Day Ceremony / Hall of Heroes Induction Ceremony / WWII Vet History Project  / Honor Flight Keynote.  The President of our local Honor  Flight organization will keynote our Veterans Day ceremony
  • William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital (Madison, WI) – November 13 Veterans Day-themed event at the hospital.  Event will include a multi-media tribute to all Veterans associated with the Madison VA Hospital, including both patients and Veteran staff.  Keynote speaker is Capt. (ret.) Bill Albracht, author of the book Abandoned in Hell, and recipient of three Silver Star medals, five Bronze Stars, and three Purple Hearts.  Also featured will be the Madison VA Hospital’s innovative My Life, My Story program, which captures Veterans’ life stories in their medical records
  • WDVA Chippewa Falls Veterans Day ceremony 11/10/2015 1 p.m. Wisconsin Veterans Home at Chippewa Falls, 2175 E. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls.


  • Sheridan VA Medical Center (Sheridan, WY) – Veterans Day event at facility.




Tim Hudak

  joined the VA digital engagement team in December 2013. Tim, a Chicago-land native enlisted in the Marine Corps straight out of high school. As an intelligence analyst he deployed to Al Anbar province, Iraq with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363 in 2006 and 2008. After the Marine Corps, Tim used the GI Bill to earn a degree in Intelligence Studies from Mercyhurst University in Erie, Pa., and co-founded the university’s first student Veteran organization. Tim is active in many Veteran organizations and enjoys wrestling his German shepherd, Capone (who wins more often than you would think).


    1. Thomas G. McKenney, Sr.    

      I didn’t notice any listing for Veterans Day Events in Delaware?

      1. Michael Dougherty    

        What about Veterans day events in Asheville NC

    2. Charles Laudadio    

      You should add a couple of other Veterans Day Meals in PA
      Texas Roadhouse (Glen Mills, PA) has free lunch
      Ruby’s Diner Free breakfast or lunch

      Hopefully administrators of this site will update their site to include these

    3. Elsa Janulionis    

      Any parades in Washington D C?

  1. DannyG    

    STAND TALL & BE PROUD BROTHERS AND SISTERS !! Enjoy our day, & be thankful that we were chosen to come home. Much Love & Many Blessings

  2. paul.silva    

    VA Ceremony in Humble, Texas 77338

  3. russell carl plumley    

    is there anything going on near springfield missouri.. i usually dont attend such things but have been trying to get more involved with other veterans and events

  4. Lawrence Purtzenski    


  5. Rev Keith Wright Chaplain    

    I had the pleasure of going to the Greenville, SC VA Outpatient Clinic store and purchasing two hats for veterans in our church. One was a Korean vet the other Vietnam. I also put together certificates that the congregation will write thank you for your service notes on the back. These items will be presented to the vets in our Wed. evening church service. I encourage everyone to consider what they can do to say thanks to those who put it all on the line by risking their lives for us. – Rev Keith Wright USCG (Ret.) and Chaplain

  6. Gabriel Villagran    

    Veterans Events for November 11 in San Antonio, TX please. Thanks.

  7. Gabriel Villagran    

    Events for November 11th in San Antonio, Texas please?Thanks.

  8. Roy Lamberton    

    Seaford Veterans Day ceremony at Kiwanis Park, Nov 11 at 11 AM

    Open House at both Nanticoke American Legion Post 6 and local VFW post appx 12:30 – 4PM

  9. Richard Kim    

    Is there anything going on in Honolulu, HI? Thanks.

  10. Jack Craven    

    Rhode Island, thank you.

  11. Richard Thivener    

    anything around Puyallup Washington

  12. Harold Hunt    

    Steuart Weller Elementary School Veterans Day Tribute at 1830 on 11 Nov 2015 in Ashburn, Virginia.

  13. martin Spani    

    Veterans Day ceremony in Lynnwood Washington @ 44 AV W & Veterans Way (194 st SW) @ 11 AM November 11, 2015

  14. William White,CDR American Legion Post 39, Williamsburg, VA    

    Combined Veterans Organization Veterans Day Ceremony, 11/11, 10:00am at the Veterans Tribute Tower, Discovery Park Blvd, New Town, Williamsburg, VA.

    Colonial Williamsburg annual Veterans Day Parade, 11/11. All Veterans assemble in front of the Capitol Building, Duke of Gloucester (DOG) Street, behind the Colonial Williamsburg Fife and Drum at 4:00pm. Parade will go up DOG St to the Market Square. Any Veterans who are visiting in the Williamsburg area, please come and join us. This a very memorable and exhilarating parade to be involved in.

  15. William White,CDR American Legion Post 39, Williamsburg, VA    

    Combined Veterans Organizations, greater Williamsburg area, invites all to join us in Honoring Veterans, Past and Present, Weds, 11 Nov. 2015, 10:00am, “Rain or Shine”. Ceremony will be held at the Veterans Tribute Tower, Discovery Park Blvd., New Town, Williamsburg VA. Seating is available. Guest speaker Major James Icenhour, USAF (Ret)

  16. JudithGaleGreenthal    

    Any events in Battle Creek, Michigan, thanks?

  17. William White,CDR American Legion Post 39, Williamsburg, VA    

    Williamsburg, VA. Ceremony at the Veterans Tribute Tower, Discovery Park Blvd, New Town. Ceremony starts at 10:00am, “Rain or Shine”

  18. John Porfido    

    The Vietnam Wall will be at Lady lake (the villages) Florida on Nov 10, 11th and the 12th.

  19. Andrew Konopka    


  20. Lorraine Fraser    

    Is there anything for the Ft. Lauderdale, Florida area? Thanks.

  21. Raymond L. Highers, III    

    Sparta, Tennessee is having a Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 7th, starting at 10:00 a.m. The Knights of Columbus Council #14902 from St. Andrew Catholic Church will be marching with their banner in the parade.


    11 am to 2 pm Veteran’s Day ceremony at the Denton County Courthouse Square in Denton, Texas

  23. David Schrader    

    Are there any events in or around Bullhead City AZ?

  24. Barbara W,    

    When is the VA parade in Columbia, SC? Where can I find activities and events for veterans in Columbia, SC?

  25. Brian E Farkas    

    Is there anything in particular happening in Delaware? I know it’s a small state but there are still plenty of us here.

  26. Efrain Ramos    

    I did not notice Veterans Day Event in Puerto Rico.

  27. Bud Winney    

    Big parade in Tallahassee, FL featuring 6 bands including those from Florida St. Univ. and Florida A&M Univ. Various veteran organizations which will march as groups and feature military vehicles. The parade marshal will be a ‘local hometown hero’. One of the largest Veteran’s Day parades and celebrations in the state. Sponsored and funded by Viet-Nam Veterans Post 96, Tallahassee, FL.

  28. Stand For The Troops    


    Please add the Stand For The Troops benefit concert, happening on Veteran’s Day in NYC at 7PM, at the New York Society For Ethical Culture.

    More info on our website:

    In the press:

  29. Patrick Fletcher    

    What about Kansas it has Leavenworth Has the largest Veterans Parade. West of the Mississippi

  30. Michele Pellock    

    While it’s nice that you put this together I’m surprised (and quite appalled) that you left out so many of the events in Birmingham, Alabama – the birthplace of Veteran’s Day. In addition to their Annual Awards Banquet the evening before and their World Peace Luncheon on the morning of the 11th; they also have the oldest and longest parade in the nation.

  31. Joe Mogar    

    Nothing listed for New Jersey???

  32. carlos montaez    

    what about Puerto Rico, the activity will be in Arecibo public plaza at 11:00am

  33. Thomas .P Salter    

    why not list all the ceremonies at each of the several VA hospitals in Massachusetts?

  34. Dennis Alan Cowan    

    Veteran’s day ceremonies for Cookeville Tn.

  35. Chick Luther    

    Anyone know anything going on in southeastern Massachusetts?

  36. Justin Nash    

    VetsRock @ Mohegan Sun Connecticut. Hiring Our Heroes career fair, over 100 service organizations, free food, and a concert with Trace Adkins.

  37. Joseph Inglese    

    On Sunday November 8th at 1:00 PM the Town of Florida Veterans Memorial Park will host a Veterans Day service. Of special note will be a dedication ceremony for the new World War I monument. The park is located at 214 Fort Hunter Road, Amsterdam, NY in Montgomery County. Thank you!

  38. Joseph Inglese    

    Veterans Day service at the Town of Florida Veterans Memorial Park, 214 Fort Hunter Road, Amsterdam, NY on Sunday November 8th at 1:00 PM.

  39. Joseph Inglese    

    November 8th at 1:00 PM at the Town of Florida Veterans Memorial Park, 214 Fort Hunter Road, Amsterdam, NY

  40. Robert Smith    

    Where is DFW (Dallas-Fort Worth) Robert Smith

  41. warren l.p. breese    

    why is it that the coast guard and merchant marines are vets but not a real military group (National Guards) unless they are injured while on duty(not combat) they need to be acknowgled

  42. ron smith    

    If you are going to write such incomplete trash don’t write at all. Oregon? Delaware? Just another VA idiot

  43. Philip Rodriguez    

    There are no activities listed for Puerto Rico. The territories of the USA should be included in the list of activities for veterans day.

  44. Jeff Worthen    

    It’s a shame that the VA (Veteran Asassins) here in Boise, Idaho are out to kill its veterans and will not admit how poor the entire medical staff is. When you have issues and they bring in misfit specialist who give you an answer of “I don’t know what to do” and they leave it at that and the VA doesn’t care to figure out how to care for the problem, it’s pretty sad. This VA has a lot to be desired! Absolutely the poorest health care VA in the USA I have seen.

  45. Rosemund D. Lewis    

    I would like to thank all the Veterans . Korea, Desert Storm, Vietnam, and current operation around the world for all they do to keep the world safe .Thank God for you.

  46. jose a pena    

    is there any events, in chino,ca or close

  47. William L. Simonson    

    City of San Diego, CA has a huge parade for Veterans on Wed. Morning!

  48. Yolanda Cervantes    

    I was expecting to see a Veterans Day memorial service to be held at the DFW National Cemetary in Dallas, TX? I cannot find any information on it! Please advise

  49. James Holmes    

    Desert Hot Springs, CA will have a ceremony at our Veterans Memorial Park beginning at 10:00. The park is located at the corner of Palm Ave and Mission Lakes Blvd. in Desert Hot Springs.

    Palm Springs, CA will have a parade downtown beginning at 3:30. More info here:

    Cathedral City, CA has a field of American Flags on display throughout the week. More info on Cathedral City’s “Healing Fields” here: (this link refers to last years dates, but know that the display is open through Saturday.)


    Nashville, Tennessee. We will have a huge Veterans Day parade down Broadway in Nashville at 11:00 a.m Wednesday, November 11th. Parade Co-Chairman (military) will be Retired LTG Hugh Smith. Parade Co-Chairman (music) will be Stella Parton.. The public is encouraged to attend.

  51. robert mason    

    I try on veterans day ti forget that I’m a disabled veteran, aftert the disrect I have had from the VA.

  52. Wesley Hewitt    

    21st Annual Veteran’s Day Parade
    Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
    November 11th 9 AM
    Sierra Vista residents are invited to attend this parade to honor the area’s veterans and active duty soldiers.
    The parade begins at 9:00 a.m. at Fry Boulevard and 7th Street and will travel east on Fry Boulevard to Veterans Memorial Park.
    A short ceremony will take place at Veterans Memorial Park immediately following the parade.

  53. Mike Donnelly    

    Green Township VFW Post 10380 annual Veterans Day Commemorative Program will be held Wednesday, November 11, 2015 at 11:00, Veterans Park, 6303 Harrison Ave. Cincinnati Ohio. Active military, Veterans, families and friends are encouraged to attend.

  54. frank quinones    

    What about overseas (Costa Rica )

  55. William J. Koraska II    

    Nothing for overseas, in particular England? Not all Vets live in the states.

  56. Gladys Roberts Floyd    

    God bless us all. Myself and my three sons has contributed to the cause. I want to Thank all veterans.

  57. Jose W. Cruz    

    Good morning. Puerto Rico is not listed and there are no events posted on this page. We have lots of activities locally here in the Island.

  58. Harold K. Duke    

    New Jersey, I’m embarrassed and ashamed. Time to step up. Don’t you think?

  59. Al Moore    

    Dallas Fort Worth Area Events

    Veterans Day parade will be in downtown Dallas

    Veterans Day Parade Fort Worth

    Dallas National Veterans Day Run

    For Children, Plano, TX, The Poppy Lady
    Learn about this special day and the history of the red poppies

    Honor our military on Veterans Day, meals and deals

    Grand Prairie Veterans Day Ceremony
    Veterans Memorial
    925 Conover Drive
    Grand Prairie, TX 75051
    (972) 237-8100

  60. Wayne Atkeson    

    The Viet Nam moving Wall will be in Oconomowoc WI Nov 12th through Nov 15th Open 24 hours a day See link below.

    City of Oconomowoc — An Oconomowoc church congregation is doing all they can this year to make sure that veterans get their deserved recognition and gratitude.

    Crosspoint Community Church, W380 N6931 North Lake Road, on Thursday, Nov. 12 is bringing a half-size portable replica of the Vietnam veterans memorial — known as the “Moving Wall” — to the church grounds and has a series of events planned to celebrate the wall’s arrival.

  61. Orlando Marquez    

    I would like to know Why Puerto Rico is not any were to be listed in any events any were is it that we dont exsis or is we are being ignor

  62. Janet Rouleau    

    Is there a ceremony at the Great Lakes Veteran’s Cemetery in Holly Michigan

  63. melvin J Lewis    

    Pueblo of Acoma NM,87034 Events.

  64. Donald R. Snyder    

    Veterans Ceremony 2.P.M. Mt. Soledad San Diego CA.

  65. Michael Sheridan    

    Nebraska is not mentioned – are there no events in Nebraska?

  66. Cynde Cole    

    I began a Veterans Day Program at the Carter County High School, in Ekalaka, MT, in 2008. We have held the program every year since, except 2012, and had a tremendous response from the community. We need to have these events so that our students realize the importance of our veterans and those serving today.

  67. Gilbert    

    I am a Veteran of 20 years and all I have to say is:
    What is wrong with New Jersey. I do not see any events in this state. Do they even care?

    a concerned Veteran.

  68. Amanda Schroeder    

    RENO, NV: Veterans Day Parade Wed, Nov 11, opening ceremonies begin at 11:11am – On S. Virginia from 2nd to 5th. The Grand Marshall is Mr. Ivan Bell Woodford, Nevada’s oldest lving veteran at 105 years old. This year’s theme is “Honoring those who served and sacrificed to preserve freedom – WWII 70th Anniversary.”

  69. Elijah King, Jr. CSM (Ret)    

    The Central Texas Area Veterans Advisory Committee (AVAC), in partnership with local veterans’ organizations and the City of Killeen, will celebrate Veterans Day with a community parade. For the fifth straight year, the City of Killeen is designated a Regional Site for Veterans Day by the Department of Veteran Affairs Veterans Day Committee. A presentation Ceremony will begin the festivities at 10:30 across from City Hall. The ceremony will include the presentation of a proclamation designating Killeen, Texas as a Regional Site by CSM(R) Elijah King, Jr. to Killeen Mayor, the Honorable Scott Cosper.
    Our theme for this year’s Veterans Day Parade is ““Duty, Honor, Country, – Soldier-For-Life – Honoring Our Vietnam War Veterans, Families, and Supporters”
    Grand marshals for the parade are our Vietnam War Veterans. As partners in the 50th Commemoration of the Vietnam War, we will recognize, thank, and honor Veterans of the Vietnam War, including personnel who were held as prisoners of war (POW), or listed as missing in action (MIA), for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the United States and to thank and honor the families of these veterans.
    The parade starts at 11 a.m. Nov. 11, 2015 at City Hall in downtown Killeen.

  70. Robert Baker    

    There are no times to the events and the States and Counties VA advisers should be aware of these events. I never know what is going on with anything with Veterans. The State and Counties never advise the Vets..My County VA adviser here in Hinds County,Ms.,We never hear from Her.I have to call, but can never get anything done.We need Veterans in these positions.Thanks.

  71. April nakandakari    

    I didn’t know Hawaii was not a part of the United States, anymore. Being that Pearl Harbor is in Hawaii and every branch of the military with thousands of soldiers living in Hawaii, you would think Hawaii wouldn’t be overlooked, again. Wow, some things never change.

  72. David Schrader    

    Where and what time will there be a Veterans Day ceremony near Bullhead City AZ,86442?
    Thank you

  73. Eleanor W    

    Nothing in that big hole in the middle of the country? For Kansas, And to all veterans-Happy Veterans Day and thank you for all that you have done and that you still do.

  74. sam melvin    

    It there a Bonus check in the Mail for our vets? And a salute for Our families or ?

  75. edna martin    

    What about nevada what’s going on here?

  76. ClaireatMisterSparkyTulsa    

    Thank you to all who have served and are currently serving. It is people like you who keep America great as you protect our fundamental freedoms. Thank you.

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