Alachua County Annual Community Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled for Nov 11th in Kanapaha Veterans Park, off Tower Rd in Gainesville, starting at 11:00 am. Scheduled events include skydivers bringing down the US and MIA/POW flags, color guard, military equipment displays, Ft. Clarke Middle School Band, UF Gator Drill Team, Young Marines demonstration , flag presentation, poems and short speeches. GHS Jr Naval ROTC cadets will be preparing a BBQ lunch to be served while the band plays patriotic music.
While all veterans will be recognized and honored special attention will be made to introduce our young men and women returning home from multiple overseas deployments. Be part of this proud patriotic community event and arrive early, with your comfortable lawn chairs, to watch numerous helicopters arrive for a static display.
Free handicap/disabled parking and escort to a seat will be provided by UF Air Force ROTC cadets.