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Veterans’ Day Ceremony – DeKalb
November 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Veterans Day for the year 2022 is celebrated and observed on Friday, November 11th. Veterans Day is a United States federal holiday that honors all military veterans who have served in the U.S. military and is observed annually on November 11. The Day coincides with Remembrance Day and Armistice Day which marks the anniversary of the end of World War I (ended November 11th). Many communities host ceremonies on the 11th month, 11th day, 11th hour, and 11th minute to honor all those who died in World War I and future conflicts.
DeKalb Ceremony – Hosted by the DeKalb American Legion Post 66
Soldiers & Sailors Clock – 1st Street & Lincoln Highway – DeKalb, IL
11:00 AM Welcome to all in attendance – Veteran Michael Embrey (USAF)
11:03 AM Star Spangled Banner – Ms Terri Crain Goodman
11:06 AM Veteran’s Day Presentation
11:09 AM Memorial Wreath Presentation by Commander Manual Olalde (US Marines)
11:11 AM Ceremonial Prayer – Legion Chaplin Michael Giuliano (USAF)
11:13 AM Honor Guard Ceremony – Honor Rifle Firing and TAPS
11:16 AM Veteran’s Day Ceremony concludes
DeKalb’s Veteran’s Day ceremony will be held at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Clock, located at 1st Street and Lincoln Highway in DeKalb. This WW1 Veteran’s Tribute Clock in Dekalb, Illinois, honors those WWI veterans who served their country and lost their lives. The Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Clock celebrated its centennial year in 2021.