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Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony

Parade and Ceremony Honor Veterans in Santa Rosa County

 Santa Rosa County residents are encouraged to honor those that have served our country in the armed forces by participating in local Veterans Day activities.   The annual Veterans Day Parade sponsored by the Veterans Community Planning Committee is scheduled for Friday, November 11.   Incoming NAS Whiting Field Commanding Officer Capt. Matthew Coughlin will serve as both the parade grand marshal and ceremony keynote speaker.

 Veterans Day Parade – 9:30 a.m.

The parade begins at Milton High School parking lot and ends at the Santa Rosa County Veterans Memorial Plaza located at 5178 Willing Street, Milton. Organizations wishing to participate in the parade at no cost are asked to contact Ralph Nesenson at (850) 626-7292 or(850) 313-6637 .                                                     

Veterans Day Ceremony – 11 a.m.

Ceremony in front of the Santa Rosa County Veterans Plaza with city and county proclamations, keynote speech by Capt. Matthew Coughlin, laying of wreaths and rifle salute follows the parade. A Veterans Day Picnic hosted by Santa Rosa County 4-H and a brick dedication for new additions to the Veterans Memorial Plaza will follow the ceremony.

 In the event of severe weather, the Veterans Day Ceremony will be held in the Milton High School auditorium at 11 a.m.

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