OCOEE – The City of Ocoee will hold its 21st Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Thursday, November 9, 2023 at 11 a.m., at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center, 125 North Lakeshore Drive. The public is invited to attend.
Retired Lieutenant Colonel Yolanda Frazier will be the keynote speaker and has 30 years of service in the United States Army. Ms. Frazier held two military commands presiding over up to 300 soldiers and training military officers from across the United States preparing them to be future military leaders. She served in Kuwait and was deployed to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. During her military career, she received numerous awards including the Bronze Star Medal, five Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, Afghanistan Campaign Medal-Campaign Star and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
Ocoee resident Sherri Gladney will sing the National Anthem. The Ocoee Middle School Wind Ensemble will play a medley of songs. The Ocoee Police Department Honor Guard will present the colors and carry a wreath to be set in place at the city’s Memorial Wall and an Ocoee High School Band member will play “Taps”. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony.
For more information, please call 407-905-3100.