War Memorial Program Set For Monday

The 63rd annual Veterans Day ceremony will be held Monday at the Virginia War Memorial. Gov. Ralph Northam will give the keynote address. Two winners of a Veterans Day student essay contest will be announced and will read their winning essays. Other speakers will include: Carlos Hopkins, Virginia’s Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, and Dr. Clay Mountcastle, Director of the Virginia War Memorial. The ceremony will begin at 10:45 Monday morning, with patriotic music by the U.S. Army band from Joint Base Langley-Eustis. The event is free and open to the public. The war memorial will be open for visitors from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.