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November 11, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Veterans Terrace
589 Milwaukee Avenue
Burlington, WI 53105
262-716-1650 or 414-418-5112
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Veterans Day in Burlington

Monday, November 11, 2019

Veterans Day in Burlington will be celebrated on Monday, Nov. 11, at 10:30 a.m. with a ceremony honoring America’s veterans at the Veterans Terrace building. The guest speaker for the ceremony will be Bren Nimke, an Iraq War veteran and former commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post(VFW) 2823 in Burlington. Nimke will speak on the importance of Veterans Day and his military experience and that of other Iraq War veterans, an often forgotten generation of veterans. Also participating in the ceremony will be the BHS band and the Rifle Squad of the combined veterans’ groups in Burlington. The Rifle Squad will fire a three-volley honor salute to veterans at the conclusion of the ceremony. The Veterans Day event is hosted by the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), Twin County Chapter 34 in Burlington. The events’ sponsors include VFW Post 2823 in Burlington, American Legion Post 79 in Burlington, and the Marine Corps League in Burlington.