Illinois State University will hold its annual Veterans Day ceremony at noon Tuesday, Nov. 11, in the Bone Student Center Prairie Room North. The event is free and open to the public.
Illinois State Army ROTC cadets will participate in the ceremony by posting the colors, singing the national anthem, and providing the invocation and benediction. Speakers at the event will be Illinois State President Larry Dietz and State Senator Jason Barickman.
Following the ceremony, the audience is invited to proceed to the flagpole on the Quad for the laying of flowers and the playing of Taps.
Veterans may pick up commemorative yellow ribbons from 9 to 11 a.m. that morning in the Veterans Services office, 112 Moulton Hall, and at the entrance to the Prairie Room North prior to the ceremony. The ceremony is sponsored by Veterans Services, Illinois State University Army ROTC, Veterans at Illinois State and the Office of the University Registrar.