Bettendorf Veterans Day Ceremony


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Posted Online: Nov. 07, 2012, 10:48 am
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Press release submitted by Gunny Highway


2012 VETERANS DAY EVENT

What: Annual Bettendorf Veterans Memorial Veterans Day Ceremony
Where: Bettendorf Veterans Memorial Park, 1645 - 23rd Street, Bettendorf, IA
When: Sunday, November 11, 2012; starts at 2pm
Who: Includes the Veterans Service Organizations of the American Legion, Veterans of
Foreign Wars, and Vietnam Veterans of America. Also flag detail provided by Patriot
Guard Riders, and the Honor Guard / Firing Squad provided by the American Legion Post
154 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9128. Special guests will include the Mayor of
Bettendorf and Command Sergeant Major Spenser from the Rock Island Arsenal.

















 



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