Oak Creek is holding its Veteran’s Day ceremony at 9 a.m., Nov. 5.
The program will be held at the Oak Creek Fire Station at 6th Street and Rawson Avenue just north of Veteran’s Memorial Park.
The Oak Creek Police Department Honor Guard will begin the event by presenting the national colors followed by a singing of the national anthem.
Local scout packs will be reciting the pledge of allegiance to the flag as well.
The ceremony will feature many speakers including Mayor Steve Scaffidi, State Senator Chris Larson, State Assembly Representative Jessie Rodriguez, as well as Oak Creek VFW and American Legion commanders.
The Oak Creek VFW and American Legion Honor Guards will perform a 21-gun salute followed by TAPS played by two members of the Oak Creek High School band.
A presentation for local veterans will be held with a banner that recognized their service presented to them. These banners were hanging at the municipal building.
The Oak Creek Veteran of the Year will then be announced. They will receive a framed certificate and a patriotic Afghan blanket provided by Caring Hands Crafters.
The event ends with a singing of God Bless America and complimentary refreshments.