Veterans Day Remembrance: Sat. Nov. 6

November 6, 2021 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Mesa Market Place Swap Meet
10550 E Baseline Rd
Mesa, AZ 85209
Joan Wells

Veterans Day Remembrance, Saturday, November 6, at the Mesa Market Place Swap Meet

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The public is invited to attend a Veterans Day Remembrance at the Mesa Market Place Swap Meet Saturday, November 6 at 10:30 a.m.

The Apache Junction Navy JROTC will present the American flag, and will conduct a POW/MIA Ceremony.

James A. Symonds will be the Keynote Speaker. He is a retired Rear Admiral of the United States Navy who served as Commander, Navy Region Northwest. He was also a former commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan.

Chuck Peterson will sing the National Anthem, and other deeply moving patriotic favorites.

In addition, Vietnam Era Veterans are invited to come be ‘Pinned.’ This includes all U.S. Armed Forces Veterans who served between November 1, 1955, and May 15, 1975, regardless of their service location. The United States Department of Defense and the 50th Commemorative has authorized Veteran and Arizona Veterans Hall of Famer, Nancy Fassbender, to officiate. There is no need to pre-register to be included in Pinning Event. 

The Department of Defense is also offering some additional special honors for this event. The following honors require pre-registration, by calling Veteran Nancy Fassbender, at 520-280-4715 as soon as possible. If you are a former Vietnam POW, or a Surviving Spouse of a former Vietnam POW, please register.  Additionally, if you are a parent, spouse, sibling, or child of a Service Person listed on the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC., or if you are a parent, spouse, sibling, or child of a Service Person who was unaccounted for or Missing by the Department of Defense, you are asked to pre-register to receive your special honors. 

The Mesa Market Place is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 7:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and is at 10550 E. Baseline Rd., Mesa, AZ 85209, at exit 193 Signal Butte Rd. and Hwy 60. Info: 480-380-5572 and Fully handicapped accessible. Free Parking, admission, and entertainment.