WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ander Crenshaw will honor 123 Fourth Congressional District Veterans at his annual Veterans Special Recognition Ceremony on Thursday, November 10 at the Robert H. Jenkins Jr., Veterans Domiciliary Home in Lake City, Florida.
The ceremony, which will honor veteran residents living at the home, is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. and will include a Parading of the Colors by the Columbia County High School Navy Junior ROTC as well as the singing of the National Anthem and God Bless the USA by Audre J. Washington of the Lake City Police Department. Mike Prendergast, Executive Director of the Florida Office of Veterans Affairs, and Major General and James. D Tyre of the Florida National Army Guard will make remarks. Congressman Crenshaw will deliver the formal address and join in the presentation of the Veterans Special Recognition Certificates
“My annual Veterans Special Recognition Ceremony aims to shine a light on the commitment of our veterans and display a deep sense of gratitude for their service to our country,” said Crenshaw. “The men and women that we’ll be honoring at the domiciliary answered our nation’s call of duty. All were willing to put their lives at risk to protect our freedom and democracy and this ceremony will help show our appreciation to them.”
This year’s event is Congressman Crenshaw’s tenth annual Veterans Special Recognition Ceremony. Since 2001, he has honored more than 2,100 veterans across the Fourth Congressional District.
WHAT: Crenshaw Annual Veterans Special Recognition Ceremony
WHEN: Thursday, November 10 at 9:30 a.m.
WHERE: Robert H. Jenkins, Jr., Veterans Domiciliary Home of Florida