Veterans Day events

  The Marietta Daily Journal 11.06.11 - 01:12 am   Here are various events happening…

Georgia (Nov 7, 2011)

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11.06.11 - 01:12 am

Here are various events happening around Cobb in honor of Veterans Day. Have one to add? Visit us at or and post a comment with details. You can also send us photos of how you honor veterans at …

KENNESAW –– Kennesaw State University’s ROTC cadets will honor America’s veterans on Thursday, Nov. 10, with a keynote address by Col. John H. Hort, chief of plans, G-3, U.S. Army Forces Command, based at Fort McPherson, Ga. On Friday, Nov. 11, Kennesaw State joins campus and community volunteers across the nation to read the names of the 6,300 casualties of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, now called Operation New Dawn. Thursday’s ceremony will be from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Campus Green, in front of KSU Hall. Friday’s reading will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Legacy Gazebo Amphitheatre, next to Willingham Hall. The Legacy Gazebo grounds will be marked with 6,300 flags, and Friday’s event will include a minute of silence at 2 p.m. All of the events are open to the public. …


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