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Veterans Day Ceremony held Nov. 8

American flag

Students in the Veterans Club at Hagerstown Community College will hold a special Veterans Day event on Thurs., Nov. 8, beginning at 11 a.m., in the Student Center on HCC’s main campus.

The event will include a presentation of colors by the Bulldog Detachment of the Marine Corps League, an invocation by Pastor John Miller, a local missionary, a performance of the national anthem by Miller’s wife Melissa, and several guest speakers. A representative from Senator Barbara Mikulski’s office (D-Md.) will also present a flag, that has flown over the nation’s capital, to members of the student club.

Immediately following the ceremony, the documentary “Restrepo,” a feature-length film that chronicles the deployment of a U.S. platoon in Afghanistan, will be shown at 12:30 p.m. in the Student Center conference room. Please note that this film is rated R and is for mature audiences only. Snacks will be provided by the Veterans Club.

This event is free and is open to the public. For more information, contact club advisor Bo Myers at 240-500-2367, or email rtmyers@hagerstowncc.edu. To learn more about Restrepo, go to www.restrepothemovie.com.