Annual ‘Massing of the Colors’ Event Set For Eastern Florida State College Cocoa Campus Today

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largest Veterans Day event on Florida’s Space Coast

Col. Steven M. Gorski smiles during his Assumption of Command ceremony as he prepares to take the helm of the Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, Fla., July 25, 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by Matthew Jurgens)

The Military Order of World Wars Space Coast-Indian River Chapter will hold the 35th Annual Veterans Memorial Service and Massing of the Colors on Saturday, Nov. 11 on the Eastern Florida State College Cocoa Campus. The keynote speaker will be Col. Steven M. Gorski, above, Commander of the Air Force Technical Applications Center at Patrick Air Force Base.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Military Order of World Wars Space Coast-Indian River Chapter will hold the 35th Annual Veterans Memorial Service and “Massing of the Colors” on Saturday, Nov. 11 on the Eastern Florida State College Cocoa Campus.

The 3 p.m. ceremony will be held in the George F. Schlatter Veterans Memorial Amphitheater. The event is free and open to the public.

The moving, patriotic ceremony honors those who have given their lives in service to their country and pays tribute to those currently in the U.S. Armed Forces.

This year’s featured service is the U.S. Air Force, and the keynote speaker will be Col. Steven M. Gorski, Commander of the Air Force Technical Applications Center at Patrick Air Force Base.

The 35th Annual “Massing of the Colors,” which is the largest Veterans Day event on Florida’s Space Coast, included veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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