PARTICIPATE IN A THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11 VETERANS DAY SERVICE AT THE NORTH MYRTLE BEACH PARK & SPORTS COMPLEX
You are invited to participate in a Veterans Day Service at Veterans Plaza at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex on Thursday, November 11. The event begins at 11:00 a.m.
The event is hosted by American Legion Post 186 and VFW Post 10804. It will include posting of colors by the American Legion Honor Guard, the National Anthem, and an opening prayer.
The posting of service flags by VFW 10804 will include flags representing the Army, Marines, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard.
The guest speaker is Christopher N. Vandenberg, a retired Chief Master Sergeant serving in the Air Force from April 1984 until his retirement from active duty in June 2011. His assignments were wide-ranging. During his 27 years of service, he traveled to every state and 16 countries. Assigned to the Pentagon and surrounding agencies for 17 years, he served as Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of Policy & Legislative Initiatives, and Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of War Planning during Operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and other anti-terrorism initiatives.
The closing portion of the observance includes a flag ceremony, 21-gun salute, Taps, and a closing prayer.