The Worcester County Veterans Memorial at Ocean Pines Foundation invites the community to honor the men and women who have served in our nation’s military services at a ceremony to be held on Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 am at the Worcester County Veterans Memorial, located at Route 589 and Cathell Road in Ocean Pines.
Memorial co-founder Sharyn O’Hare will serve as master of ceremonies at this year’s event. The guest speaker will be Worcester County Attorney John “Sonny” Bloxom. Bloxom is a graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy and served as a deck officer in the Merchant Marines for nine years. He is a retired commander in the US Naval Reserves.
Faded or worn American flags may be dropped off before and immediately after the ceremony for disposal at a flag retirement ceremony to be held at the Veterans Memorial on Saturday, Nov. 14 at 10 am.