Veterans Day Ceremony Scheduled for Saturday, November 11
in Front of Troy City Hall Event Honors All Who Served this Country
(TROY, MI) – The Troy Veterans Memorial Committee hosts their annual Troy Veterans Day Ceremony at Troy Veterans Plaza, in front of City Hall (500 W Big Beaver), Saturday, November 11 at 11 am to honor and remember the service of all United States Military Veterans.
The program will include Raising of Colors, Rifle Salute and Taps by the Troy Police Honor Guard as well as the Laying of the Memorial Wreath at the Veterans Monument. Music will be provided by the Heritage Concert Band of Troy. Keynote speaker for the 2017 Veterans Day Ceremony is USAF Veteran Sergeant Mark W. McBride.
Sergeant Mark McBride was a member of the Security Police / Flight Armorer in the United States Air Force. He was stationed at Offutt AFB near Omaha, Nebraska from 1984-1986 and at Hickam AFB in Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii from 1986-1989. Sgt. McBride worked as a Police Service Aide for the City of Troy from 1990 - 1999. He is currently employed by Beaumont Troy as a Security Officer.
Cub Scout Pack 1707 from Troy Union Elementary School will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
The public is invited to bring individual flowers, bouquets, small flags and other appropriate mementos to be placed on the walk of honor or at the base of the Veterans Memorial in honor of a loved one or all veterans. For information contact Cindy Stewart at 248.524.1147.
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