Veterans Day

Join Rockville’s Mayor and Council at this annual ceremony in honor of the men and women who served in the nation’s armed forces. American Legion Post 86 will lead the wreath laying ceremony and their Honor Guard will present a twenty-one gun salute. A reception will follow at American Legion Post 86 located at 2013 Veirs Mill Road. Parking is available at Sandy Spring Bank located at Fleet St. and Rt. 355.

Event Date

Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Veterans Park, intersection of Rt. 28 and Rt. 355

Become a Guest Speaker

If you are interested in being a guest speaker at future Veterans Day Ceremonies, please contact Amanda Knox at aknox@rockvillemd.gov, or at 240-314-8620.
 Still have questions? Contact: 

Special Events
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240-314-8620
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111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
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Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


2018 Order of Events 
WelcomeMayor Bridget Donnell Newton
InvocationPastor Joel Gilbert
First Baptist Rockville
Presentation of ColorsAmerican Legion Post 86 Color Guard
Pledge of AllegianceLed by Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton
RemarksMayor Bridget Donnell Newton
Guest SpeakerRoger Langley, Yeoman Third Class, US Navy (ret.)
Wreath Laying CeremonyLed by Michael Cifarelli, Commander American Legion Post 86
American Legion Post 86
Disabled Veterans, Rockville Memorial Chapter 12
Fleet Reserve Association, Triangle Branch 182
Pearl Harbor Survivors Association
Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 641
P.O.W. Association, Capitol Base Submarine Veterans
Washington/Rockville Else Lodge #15
America Legion Post 86 Auxiliary Unit
Volunteers to Veterans of Montgomery County
Capital Chapter Nam Knights of America
United States Submarine Veteran Inc. Capitol Base
Sons of America Legion
Sullivan Brothers Assembly of the Knights of Columbus
Montgomery County Chapter of the Military Officer's Association of America
MusicRockville High School Pipe Band
Twenty-One Gun SaluteAmerican Legion post 86 Honor Guard
TapsLen Morse, Rockville Concert Band
BenedictionPastor Joel Gilbert