North Charleston's Veterans Day Tribute Scheduled for 11/11

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Col. Collins

On Wednesday, November 11th, the City of North Charleston will host its annual Veterans Day tribute from 10:30 am - 1 pm in Park Circle. The event will feature Vietnam War veteran and former prisoner of war Col. Quincy Collins, USAF (Ret.) as keynote speaker.

Any veterans in attendance will be recognized and will receive a specially designed commemorative coin. To receive a coin, veterans are urged to RSVP no later than November 4th by calling (843) 740-5801, (843) 745-1028 or via email at [email protected].

Prior to the ceremony, from 9:30 am – 10:30 am, a story swap will be held in the Felix Davis Community Center. The story swap is open to the public. Any veterans wishing to speak should RSVP to (843) 740-5854.

The main event will also include photo and video displays from the 1st Combat Camera Squadron. The group is a tenant unit at Joint Base Charleston, and the largest active duty combat camera unit in the Air Force.

The event will also include lunch and a performance by the Charleston County School of the Arts Jazz Band.

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