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Mobile Bay Area Veterans Day Commission Events - Mobile, AL

Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020
7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET

USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

2703 Battleship Pkwy

Mobile , AL



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Mobile Bay Area Veterans Day Commission events:
All events will be held at the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park

*Times listed below are in CT

0630 Flag raising
Lower Alabama Vietnam Memorial

0900 Private reception for platform party including Patriot and Veteran of the Year
USS Alabama Commission Conference Room

0915-0945 - flyover by USCG Aviation Training Center-Mobile, AL

1000 Honors Ceremony - (social distancing in Aircraft Pavilion - COVID capacity 250)
Honoring Patriot of the Year (national level) - CAPT Kathryn Hire, USN (Ret) (astronaut STS-90 and STS-130)
Honoring Veteran of the Year (local level) - CDR Pete Riehm, USN (Ret) Director of Honor Flight South Alabama
Recognizing President's Award (local - may be a non-veteran)
Recognizing 2019 winners of 4th grade Veterans Day Essay Contest

Expect TV coverage/interview during local early morning news broadcasts

0600-0900 Scheduled for Radio coverage with remote broadcast from Battleship- FM 106.5

1300-1400 Scheduled special broadcast of "Scuttlebutt" veterans talk show- FM 106.5

Due to health concerns the normally scheduled  Patriot Dinner, morning parade, afternoon elementary school event (keynote by National Distinguished Young Woman of the Year), and evening patriotic concert were cancelled.

There are currently no virtual events scheduled.
Additional information is posted to Commission website:

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