Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Say "Thanks!" Veterans Day Ceremony In Carroll Park


Please take some time on Veterans' Day to honor the service and sacrifice of our military veterans, both living and fallen. The Friends of Carroll Park and the Court Street Merchants Association invites you to join in a ceremony in Carroll Park.  

Veterans Day Ceremony

Carroll Park

11:00 a.m. 
Thursday, November 11th

A Celebration To Honor America’s Veterans
For Their Patriotism, Love Of Country,
And Willingness To Serve And Sacrifice



TetVet68 said...

Remember Pearl Harbor -- Keep America Alert!

(Now deceased) America's oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, living his 101st year is former enlisted Chief Petty Officer, Aviation Chief Ordnanceman (ACOM), later wartime commissioned Lieutenant John W. Finn, U. S. Navy (Ret.). He is also the last surviving Medal of Honor, "The Day of Infamy", Japanese Attack on the Hawaiian Islands, Naval Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii, 7 December 1941.

(Now deceased) 'Navy Centenarian Sailor', 103 year old, former enlisted Chief Petty Officer, Aviation Chief Radioman (ACRM, Combat Aircrewman), later wartime commissioned Chief Warrant Officer Julio 'Jay' Ereneta, U. S. Navy (Ret.), is a thirty year career veteran of World War One and World War Two. He first flew aircrewman in August 1922; flew rearseat Radioman/Gunner (1920s/1930s) in the tactical air squadrons of the Navy's first aircraft carriers, USS LANGLEY (CV-1) and USS LEXINGTON (CV-2).

Visit my photo album tribute to these centenarian veteran shipmates and other Pearl Harbor survivors:

San Diego, California

Anonymous said...

– A new Veterans’ Day-themed episode is available on kids’ virtual field trip Web site Meet Me At The Corner ( Meet Me At The Corner combines the content that educators and parents trust with the high-tech delivery method today’s kids embrace.

The episode starts with a visit to Colorado Springs’s Memorial Park led by Hannah, a 8-year-old Meet Me At The Corner correspondent. Hannah then interviews World War II veteran, Robert Williams. Williams shares with viewers the various jobs he held in the military, the significance of VE Day and VJ Day, and what it takes to be a good soldier.

To help expand on the content,’s “Learning Corner” provides parents and teachers with a variety of episode-specific resources, activities and guided questions that meet national- and state-based educational standards.

Our hope is that this episode initiates conversations about the true meaning of Veterans’ Day,” says Donna Guthrie, award-winning children’s author and founder of Meet Me At The Corner.