Saturday, October 30, 2010

Honoring Those Who Served: Commemorating Veterans Day in Seattle and Beyond

Veterans Day, November 11, honors the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces. Several area events commemorate the day:

The UW's Veterans Day 2010 Ceremony will take place on Thursday, Nov. 11, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The event will honor the men and women in this region "for their dedication and service in our Armed Forces." Advance registration is requested. Click here for details.
  • The city of Auburn is hosting the Vietnam Veterans Traveling Wall from Nov. 4-7 in Auburn's Veterans Memorial Park. The wall, a half-scale replica of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C., will be open to visitors 24 hours a day. See here for more information.
  • The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs has a list of events and observances taking place state-wide.

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