This is a short film dedicated to the men and women who have valiantly served the United States' Military. Photographs and film range from the First World War (1914-1918) all the way towards the present. This film was created on October 11, 2018 – Just a month shy from the 100th Anniversary.
Here are some of the events going on today to pay tribute:
A Free Dunkin’ doughnut, while supplies last, in-store only, at participating Dunkin’ locations. Participating Dunkin' restaurants nationwide will give veterans and active duty military a free doughnut of their choice with no purchase necessary, while supplies last. Limit one per customer, available in-store only. Additionally, consumers may submit the name of a deployed member of the United States armed forces at dunkindonuts.com/en/about/contact-us/military-coffee-request. Dunkin' will surprise some of these members with a case of the brand's ground Original Blend Coffee. Learn more at DunkinDonuts.com
Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony, 8:15 a.m., Wellington Village Hall, 12300 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington. Wellington and the American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Wellington Post 390 honor current and former members of the armed forces. Veterans are invited to walk in the parade that starts at the Village Hall and ends at the Wellington Veterans Memorial, at the corner of Forest Hill Boulevard and South Shore Boulevard, where the Veterans Day Ceremony follows. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Honoring all Who Served, a day of events beginning with: Veteran Resource Fair, 9 a.m., Countess de Hoernle Park, 1000 Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton. Featuring a dozen veteran resource organizations providing veterans and their families with information to both assist with and alleviate common challenges often encountered after military service. Additionally, New York City’s American Bombshells, a modern-day twist on the Andrews Sisters, will entertain those in attendance. A free breakfast, sponsored in part by Too Jay’s, Panera, and Another Broken Egg, with volunteer assistance from the Junior League of Boca Raton, is also being offered for veterans in uniform or presenting military ID. $5 suggested donation fee for all others wishing to dine will benefit South Palm Beach County Habitat for Humanity’s Veterans Build initiative. Connected Warriors 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Yoga for Veterans session free of charge for those wishing to participate. Evening concert, 7 p.m., Mizner Park Amphitheater, 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton. “An American Tribute,” presented by the Florida Wind Symphony under direction of Dr. Kyle Prescott.
Veterans Day Ceremony, 9:30 a.m., Veteran's Park, 9400 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 2, Boca Raton. Sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW, Post 10556, Boca Raton, the event will feature color guards from the following units: Marine Corps JROTC from Olympic Heights Community High School; Navy JROTC from Boca Raton Community High School; The Civil Air Patrol Boca Raton Composite Squadron; U.S. Naval Sea Cadets from Boca Raton-Delray; Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts. There will be featured speakers. 561-477-2779 or 561-241-5160.
Inaugural Veterans Day Parade, 10 a.m., town of Lake Park Clock Tower, Park Avenue and Seventh Street, and heading east on Park Avenue, ending at Second Street, Lake Park. Presented by The Town of Lake Park, featuring marching bands, ROTC units, active duty military, and veterans groups from all military branches. After the parade, attendees are invited to the 13th annual Vets Day Car Show, hosted by Mike Scott, in Kelsey Park. 561-840-0160 or visit lakeparkflorida.gov