WATCH REPLAY: Brevard Veterans Memorial Center Hosts Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

By  //  November 12, 2017

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Merritt Island High School grad Tim Wieckowski sworn in as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army

SPACE COAST DAILY TV: Brevardians celebrate America during the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center in Merritt Island annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Included in the inspiring and emotional festivities was a keynote speech by retired Col. Danny McKnight of Rockledge, and the swearing in of Merritt Island High School grad Tim Wieckowski as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Wieckowski is a recent graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Brevardians celebrate America during the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center in Merritt Island annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Included in the inspiring and emotional festivities was a keynote speech by retired Col. Danny McKnight of Rockledge, and the swearing in of Merritt Island High School grad Tim Wieckowski, above right, as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Wieckowski is a recent graduate of Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Be a part of history on Friday, Nov. 11, when the Veterans Memorial Center Inc., honors veterans with a Veterans Day Ceremony followed by the grand-opening celebration of the Veterans Memorial Center Military Museum.

Celebrate America at the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 10 am.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Celebrate America at the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 10 am.

The keynote speaker was retired Col. Danny McKnight, and there was an Alternative Gift Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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The Veterans Memorial Center is located at 400 S. Sykes Creek Parkway, on Merritt Island.

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Celebrate America at the Brevard Veterans Memorial Center annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 9 a.m. to 10 am.

Events also include:

  • New library and technology center with 7,000 volumes and 51 veteran history project videos
  • New veteran-operated sales store in the museum
  • Introduction of 82-acre Veterans Memorial Park featuring walking, fishing, military-themed playground, picnic, kayak, canoes and paddle boards
  • Updated and expanded Memorial Plaza

An estimated 500-plus people along with dignitaries, elected officials and community leaders are expected to attend this event.

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