Posted by: arbeam | October 29, 2016

Nov 11: Veterans Day Ceremony@ Kitsap County Fairgrounds


Bremerton Olympic Peninsula Council joins with 40 Local organizations join to host the largest Veterans Day Program in the State of Washington.

Where:                Kitsap Sun Pavilion, Kitsap County Fairgrounds
When:                 Friday, November 11, 2016
Time:                 Doors open at 9:00 AM, close at 1:00 PM
Ceremony:             10:20-11:45 A
Admission:            FREE
Information Booths:   24 booths with military related displays, including vintage uniforms and vehicles
Food:                 Donated by Crazy Eric’s Drive-In and Hudson Auto Centers
Music:                Bremerton High School Band

Join us at the Kitsap Sun Pavilion on the Kitsap County Fairgrounds as we pause to remember and honor our veterans.  Doors open at 9:00am so that you can view the many displays and visit the 24 booths. Vintage military uniforms and vehicles will be on display.  Arrive early so that you can find a place to sit, as over 1800 people are expected to attend.

The actual program begins at 10:20 am with pomp and circumstance of a very formal Parade of Colors.  Rear Admiral John Tammen, Commander Submarine Group Nine and Guy Stitt, Bremerton Navy League Ambassador will serve as the co-MCs.  County Commissioner Edward Wolfe will introduce all of the Military and Political dignitaries.  The Bremerton High School Marching Band will provide the music. This year, the keynote speaker is Cdr Jack James (USN-Ret), US Navy Seal.

The Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Council of Navy League is proud to provide the coordination and funds for this memorable event along with 40 other organizations.  Special thanks go to Navy League members, John Gardner, the new Chairman of the event and founding Committee members, Earle and Sandra Smith for their hard work throughout the year to make certain that this program is very special.

Crazy Eric’s Drive-In will be providing free refreshments following the program.  Hudson Auto Centers will provide free cake.  Thanks also to the City of Bremerton, Kitsap Sun, Raytheon, Gordon Sound, and the County Commissioners for their great support of this event.


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