Vets Day Events

Local events honoring our veterans:

2008 Vice President-elect Joe Biden to attend Del. Veteran's Day Ceremony in New Castle, 10:30 AM
War Memorial Plaza at the Delaware Memorial Bridge
Newcastle Ave (Rt. 9) and Cherry Lane
New Castle, DE

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, 10:00 am-11:00 am
7th and Walnut Street
Veteran's Day Memorial Service
Mayor Nutter will deliver remarks and lay a wreath on the memorial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier 

Veteran’s day on the Battleship New Jersey, 12:15pm
Special Veteran’s Day wreath ceremony on the main deck
Veterans receive half price tours all day Tuesday
Tours held from 9:30am-3:00pm.

The National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street, Independence Mall
Memorial activities: 10am-2pm
Moment of silence and wreath laying ceremony: 11:11am

49th Annual Veteran’s Day Parade and Ceremony, 11:30am
The parade follows the traditional route west on State Street from Edgmont to Orange Street, north to Front Street, then left and concluding before the reviewing stand at Delaware County Courthouse where the ceremony will be held. Participants will include military/service groups, scout troops, school bands, drill and marching units; Junior ROTC units, civic and business organizations, officials and special guests.
The ceremony will feature the Flag Exchange in which veterans pass an American and POW flag which signifies sharing of their legacy of service. Winners of a countywide contest on this year's theme will read their essays in a short presentation.

ROTC Leads Veterans Day Remembrance at Widener University, 10:45am
Veteran's Memorial at Widener's Old Main Building
14th and Melrose Ave.
Chester, Pa.
Widener University's Freedom Battalion will honor our nation's soldiers with a Veterans Day ceremony on Tuesday. ROTC cadets will carry out longstanding customs such as the 21-gun salute and the lowering of the colors.

All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors Veterans' Day Event, 11am-11:30am 
20th St. & B.F. Parkway
Mayor Nutter will deliver remarks

Veteran’s Day Service, 11am
Five Mile Beach, Wildwood, NJ
Wildwood Veterans of Foreign Wars post headquarters
Pacific and Spicer Ave. 

Veterans Day Service, 11am
Veterans Memorial Park
6th & Wesley Ave., Ocean City, N.J.

Vets Day Ceremony, 1pm
Plaza of Gloucester County College
Woodbury, N.J.

The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (PVVMF), 12pm
Front and Spruce Streets, Philadelphia
The new design for the Memorial will be featured as part of a Veterans Day ceremony.

Veteran’s Day Observance, 2pm
Cape May County
Crest Haven Veterans Cemetery

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