Veterans Day events scheduled

Georgia Regents University and its partners will host several Veterans Day events to show support for our troops and what they have done for our country.

The Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home will host its annual Veterans Day ceremony at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 11 in the courtyard. Col. Brannen C. Cohee, Commander of the 480th Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Group at the U.S. Army Signal Center of Excellence at Fort Gordon will be the guest speaker.

The ceremony, which is open to the public, will also feature Fort Gordon’s U.S. Army Signal Corps Band and Post Ceremonial Detachment Color Guard as well as the Butler High School Drill Team.

The Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, operated through an interagency agreement between Georgia Regents University and the Georgia Department of Veterans Service, is located at 1101 15th St. For more information, call Karen Yonce at Georgia War at 706-721-2531.

Later that day, GRU’s Office of Military and Veterans Services  will host its annual Veterans Day Barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Washington Hall Towers on the Summerville Campus.  For more information on this event, see the flier below or call Carol Giardina at 706-667-4087.

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