If you are not able to attend a Veterans Day service near you this year, please join others from around the country online to commemorate Veterans Day 2020.
National Veterans Memorial and Museum
The National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) in Columbus, Ohio, offers an online ceremony at 9 a.m. Central Time live on Facebook and YouTube. The program includes messages and remarks from Marine Corps and Navy veteran and Emmy-winning talk show host Montel Williams; Army veteran and President and CEO of Big Lots, Inc., Bruce Thorn; and Army veteran and NVMM President and CEO Michael Ferriter. The event can be seen at https://www.facebook.com/NationalVeteransMemorialandMuseum/ and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCixPiGqTSLPAjjY4PKRMndg.
National Veterans Day Observance 2020
The National Veterans Day Observance is held each year on Nov. 11 at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. The ceremony starts precisely at 10 a.m. Central Time with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns. The VA will live stream the event at https://www.facebook.com/VeteransAffairs.
Vietnam Veterans Wall
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund’s Veterans Day Ceremony at The Wall will begin at 12 noon Central Time and will be available online at https://www.vvmf.org/honorservice.
If you or someone you know is looking for information and services for veterans, please check with the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs at: https://www2.illinois.gov/veterans/Pages/default.aspx.