On the 11th day of the 11th month, we pause to honor and pay tribute to our Veterans, those who offered life’s most vital years in service to our country, sacrificing their health and welfare for our freedoms. They are our protectors, defenders, warfighters, peacemakers and peacekeepers. 

What’s Happening Veteran’s Day in North Delaware

Delaware Memorial Bridge, Memorial Plaza 10:00am-11:30am

Bridge Memorial.jpgThe Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs and the Military Order of the Purple Heart will host the Veterans Day Ceremonies on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The program, scheduled to commence at 10:30 a.m., will be held at the Memorial Plaza, Delaware Memorial Bridge, New Castle, Delaware. The National Veterans Day Committee in Washington, DC has designated Veterans Day in New Castle, DE, as a 2014 Regional Site. This is our twenty-third year of participation along with 67 similarly recognized sites throughout the United States and it’s territories. For more info, visit Veteran’s Day Ceremony Delaware Memorial Bridge Memorial Plaza.

University of Delaware, Newark 10:45am

The University of Delaware Blue Hen Veterans student organization, in cooperation with the ROTC units on campus, will hold a special Veterans Day observance on Tuesday, Nov. 11. A color guard will be on hand and a moment of silence will be observed in between classes beginning at 10:45 a.m. on The Green. Also, Blue Hen Veterans will display flags on The Green to represent all service members who have died in service to their country since 9/11 in the fight against global terror. Blue Hen Veterans can be contacted on campus at 019E Perkins Student Center, by email at [email protected] and on Facebook and Twitter.

Veteran’s Day Discounts & Freebies

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