City of Kingsport announces Veterans Day Ceremony

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KINGSPORT – To honor our veterans, the City of Kingsport and Tri-Cities Military Affairs Council (TC-MAC) will be holding a Veterans Day Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting for Phase II of the Veterans Memorial project on Wednesday, November 11 at 11am at the Kingsport Veterans Memorial. The Veterans Memorial is located in J. Fred Johnson Park on Fort Henry Drive just east of J. Fred Johnson Stadium.

Veterans Day Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting

Who: City of Kingsport and Tri-Cities Military Affairs Council (TC-MAC)

What: Veterans Day Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting for Phase II of Veterans Memorial

Where: Kingsport Veterans Memorial, J. Fred Johnson Park (Fort Henry Drive beside stadium)

When: Wednesday, November 11 at 11am (invite attached)

Why: Honor Veterans on Veterans Day and dedicate Phase II of the Kingsport Veterans Memorial

Draft Agenda:

  • Call to Order – Miles Burdine, CEO Kingsport Chamber of Commerce
  • Presentation of Colors – Joint Color Guard – Air Force JROTC Sullivan , Air Force JROTC Dobyns- Bennett, Navy JROTC Sullivan North
  • Pledge of Allegiance – Miles Burdine
  • National Anthem – Carla Karst
  • Laying of Wreath – Mayor John Clark and Ernie Rumsby, President TC-MAC
  • Prayer – Rev. Kenneth Calvert, Pastor, Shiloh Baptist Church
  • Welcome – Miles Burdine
  • Special Presentation – State Representative Bud Hulsey
  • Remarks by Sam Jones -Kingsport Tomorrow Representative
  • Remarks by Mayor John Clark
  • Special Presentation – Mayor John Clark
  • Remarks by Ernie Rumsby
  • Table Ceremony – Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter #979 Kingsport
  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • Closing Remarks – Miles Burdine

To view/print the flyer for this event, please click here.