November 11, 2016 at 10 a.m.
The Tallmadge American Legion, Kneil-Lawrentz Post 255 hosts a traditional Veterans Day program at the Historic Church on Tallmadge Circle. The program begins with speakers inside the Historic Church and then moves outside to the Veterans Park area for a 21 gun salute. Music is provided by the Tallmadge High School Band.
November 11 is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice in 1918 which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany. Veterans Day honors veterans of all wars for their patriotism and willingness to serve in the military and sacrifice for our country.
Read more about the history of honoring veterans at the Department of Defense website.