Events begin with the breakfast from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., at the Murat Shrine, 502 N. New Jersey St. On-site parking is available. Breakfast is $15 per person; tickets will not be sold at the door.
The Veterans Day service follows the breakfast on the north steps of the Indiana War Memorial, 431 N. Meridian St. A patriotic musical prelude will be provided by the Indiana National Guard’s 38th Division Band at 10:30 a.m. The memorial service starts at 11 a.m. with guest speaker Bob Spanogle, Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army, and includes the laying of the Victory Wreath, “Battle Hymn of the Republic,” flyover by the Indiana Air National Guard (weather permitting), tolling of the USS Indianapolis ship’s bell in tribute to the victories and service of each war era involving U.S. Armed Forces, and service anthem musical medley.
The parade begins as soon as the service concludes with Spanogle serving as grand marshal. More than 80 units march in the parade that begins at Michigan and Pennsylvania Streets, moves south on Pennsylvania to New York Street, west to Meridian Street and finishes at North Street.
Breakfast tickets and info: www.veteransdayindy.org.