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2016 Veterans Day Ceremony: Friday, November 11th

Date Posted: Friday, October 14th, 2016
Categories:  Commission of Veterans Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

When/Where: November 11, 2016 @ 10:30am / Delaware Memorial Bridge Plaza, New Castle, DE

Please join us to pay tribute to all our brave men and women who have sacrificed so much for our freedom. This year’s ceremony is hosted by At-Large, Delaware National Guard and the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs (DCVA). We would like to extend this invitation to all our veterans, families and friends. (For more information please contact the DCVA at 302-739-2792.)

What is a Veteran? A “VETERAN” -whether active duty, discharged, retired, reserve or guard- is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to “The United States of America,” for an amount of “up to, and including his/her life.”

It is a VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion.

It is a VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.

It is a VETERAN, not a poet, who has given us freedom of speech.

It is a VETERAN, not the campus organizer, who has given us freedom to assemble.

It is a VETERAN, not the lawyer, who has given us the right to a fair trial.

It is a VETERAN, not the politician, who has given us the right to vote.

 

 

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