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November 11, 2018, 2:00 PM @ Veterans Memorial Plaza
ORDER OF EVENTS:
Welcome - Paul Copeland
Introductory Remarks - Dr. Meera Komarruji, Interim Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, SIU-C
National Anthem Performance - Amanda Lowery - Air Force Veteran
Pledge of Allegiance - Mary Kappel
Invocation - Chaplain Jeffrey Rush
A Minute of Silence in Honor of Chancellor Carlos Montemagno
Veterans Day Proclamation - Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry
Keynote Address - First Sergeant John P. Okerson, USA (ret)
Closing Performance - Amanda Lowery - Air Force Veteran
Three-Volley Salute - Rifle Team lead by Cadet Logan Davis (Army ROTC)
Taps/Flag Honors - Calvin Scott, Ceremonial Bugler Air Force ROTC Honor Guard
Closing Remarks - Paul Copeland