2019 Veteran's Day Remembrance Ceremony
Venue: War Memorial Chapel (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg
Organizations: Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets
Date: Monday, November 11, 2019
Time: 10:30 - 11:15 AM
Event Types: Miscellaneous, Speaking Engagements
Cost: Free
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets will honor Veterans Day and the service of our nation’s soldiers in a Veterans Day remembrance ceremony on Monday, November 11, 2019 starting at the War Memorial Chapel on the campus of Virginia Tech.

The ceremony and observances will begin at 10:30 am in the War Memorial Chapel and Delegate Nick Rush of the Virginia's 7th District will speak. After high school, Rush enlisted in the U.S. Army and was a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. He left active duty as a non-commissioned officer in 1989.

The remembrance ceremony will be followed by a wreath-laying at 11:00 am at the Pylons. Delegate Rush and Major General Randal Fullhart, commandant of cadets, will place the memorial wreath in front of the cenotaph on War Memorial Court. The Gregory Guard, the corps’ precision rifle drill team, will fire a rifle salute and a bugler will play “Taps” as well.

In addition, at 4:45 pm, the corps will hold a formal retreat ceremony at the flagpole on Upper Quad. The Color Guard will lower the flag, and Skipper, the Corps of Cadets cannon, will fire and the Highty-Tighties, the regimental band, will play.

Admission is free and all are welcome.

For more information, visit: https://gobblerconnect.vt.edu/event/4958248 or https://www.calendar.vt.edu/main.php?view=event&eventid=1568913600172.
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