By Fredericksburg Standard News Staff, November 10, 2020
A virtual Veterans Day Program will be hosted by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and the National Museum of the Pacific War on Wednesday, Nov. 11.
The program will premiere on the Museum’s YouTube channel at 11 a.m. and will be available for viewing at any time thereafter.
This year’s celebration features an introduction by Gen. Michael Hagee (USMC, ret.), Admiral Nimitz Foundation president and CEO, discussing what Veterans Day means to him and fellow veterans who served alongside him.
Following Hagee’s remarks, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick will give a keynote speech. A photo montage of veterans, set to a medley of military anthems honoring the different branches of the military, concludes the event.
On Veterans Day, the museum will offer free admission to all veterans and all currently serving in the United States military.
The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 11.
All guests are encouraged to reserve tickets in advance due to limited capacity requirements and increased attendance expectations.
Make reservations and purchase tickets online by visiting http://www.pacificwarmuseum.org.
Ambleside School will host a Veterans Day program at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. The event will be held outside and those attending are asked to wear masks and practice social distancing.
The school is located at 406 Post Oak Road.
Lunch with a Veteran
Fredericksburg High School NJROTC cadets will be having lunch with veterans on Wednesday.
The first seating is from 11:40 a.m. to 12:22 p.m. and the second seating is from 12:32-1:14 p.m.
Veterans interested in having lunch with the students must RSVP to Capt. Bennie Sanchez, NJROTC, by calling 830-997-7551 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harper High School will host a virtual program at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday in the Harper High School Gym.
The event is for local Harper resident veterans.
• The annual USMC Birthday celebration.
• Veterans Day Barbecue at Pontotoc Vineyard.
• Fredericksburg Middle School ceremony.
• Thank You Thanksgiving Dinner hosted by Rep. Kyle Biedermann.
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