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Palo Alto Pays Tribute to Armed Forces for Veterans Day

Palo Alto Pays Tribute to Armed Forces for Veterans Day

Palo Alto will pay tribute to all members of the Armed Forces at a Veterans Day Recognition Ceremony on Monday, November 6 in the City Council Chambers from 4-5:30 p.m. Members of the military, their families, and the public are invited to attend.  

The public ceremony will take place before the Council meeting commences and includes the United States Army's 63rd Regional Support Command Colonial Color Guard, the United States Air Force Band of the Golden West and a speaker from the 129th Air National Guard at Moffett Federal Airfield, elected official State Senator Jerry Hill, as well as a Bronze Star World War II veteran who also happens to be a centenarian.

Mayor Greg Scharff will emcee the event that will include a reception in the City Hall Lobby from 5:30-6 p.m. Palo Alto organizations and services in support of veterans will be available during the event and at the reception that follows. Among the participants are the VA Palo Alto Medical Outreach division, Paws for Purple Hearts, Blue Star Moms, Gold Star Moms, and Students Partner with Veterans. There will also be at table where you can write a personal Thank You note to Vets. The notecards will be delivered to the Palo Alto Veterans Administration on the Veterans Day holiday, November 11.

Last Updated: September 17, 2017