Applications Being Accepted for Melbourne Salutes Hometown Heroes Military Banner Program
By Space Coast Daily // December 20, 2021
Qualified applicants will be selected for banners on a first come, first served basis
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Applications are now being accepted for Melbourne Salutes Hometown Heroes military banner recognition program.
“Melbourne Salutes Hometown Heroes” is designed to honor City of Melbourne residents or their immediate family members who are actively serving in the U.S. Armed Forces, are veterans, or were killed in the line of duty.
Between May 1, 2022, and July 4, 2022, the City will display street pole banners along New Haven Avenue in Downtown Melbourne, each featuring a different veteran’s name, photo, branch of service, and years served.
Qualified applicants will be selected for banners on a first come, first served basis.
To qualify for a banner, honorees must meet all of the following requirements:
■ United States Armed Forces active duty or honorably discharged service member and military service members who have died in the line of duty. Proof of military service (i.e. copy of military orders or military ID, DD214) will be required.
■ Current City of Melbourne residents or an immediate family member of a current City of Melbourne resident.
Immediate family members include wife or husband, son or daughter, mother or father, brother or sister, grandson or granddaughter, or son-in-law or daughter-in-law.
■ View this map to determine if your address is within the city limits of the City of Melbourne.
Apply for the Hometown Heroes Program
The application will be available through January 25, 2022.