Admission is free

The City of Carson will join the entire nation in paying tribute to America’s war veterans as it hosts the annual Veterans Day Celebration today.

The celebration will take place at 10 a.m. at Veterans Park, 22400 Moneta Ave., in Carson. The event is open to the public. Admission is free.

Event highlights include a special recognition to veterans and soldiers currently serving in wars around the world. Traditional military rites including a flag folding ceremony will also be observed as part of the tribute. In addition, new names that were added to the City of Carson’s Veterans’ Wall will be presented during the event.

This year’s special guest and keynote speaker is retired LTC John R. Williams, who served as a U.S. Army Regiment Deputy Commander in the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment.

The event will also include patriotic music, veteran information booths, veteran museum display, live entertainment, ROTC and the Carson High School band.

The Veterans Day Celebration is an annual event of the City of Carson.  For more information on the event, contact the Recreation and Human Services Division at (310) 847-3570 or Veterans Park at (310) 830-9991.

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