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What to Know About Today's Veterans Day Ceremony

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The Virginia War Memorial is host to today's Commonwealth's Veterans Day Ceremony, starting at 10 a.m. Here are the details from the event organizers:

WHAT:

• Ceremony to honor all Virginians and Americans who have served in U.S. military.

• Ceremony includes presentation of memorial wreathes.

• Co-hosted by American Legion, 11th District, Dept. of Virginia

• Public invited to attend. Free admission.

• Parking will be limited. Public should arrive one hour before ceremony.

WHEN:

• Wednesday, November 11, 2015

• Ceremony: 10 A.M. E.S.T.

• Paul and Phyllis Galanti Education Center open from 8 A.M.-4 P.M.

WHERE:

• E. Bruce Heilman Amphitheater and Shrine of Memory

• Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street, Richmond, VA 23220

WHO:

• Guest Speakers: The Honorable Terry McAuliffe, Governor of Virginia; Secretary Julian Castro, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); Matthew Doherty, Exec. Director, U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

• The Honorable John C. Harvey, Jr., Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs

• The Honorable John M. O’Bannon, Jr., Chair, Virginia War Memorial Board

• Major General Darrell K. Williams, Commanding General, Fort Lee

• John Newby, Commissioner, Virginia Dept. of Veteran Services

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