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Veterans' Day Activities Across the Rogue Valley

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The City of Medford and the entire Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon love those who have served the United States in wars - wars that help secure our liberties and freedoms as Americans, and that help spread that liberty across the gtlobe.

Originally named "Armistice" Day when first commemorated in 1919 after the end of "The Great War," World War I, the U.S. made the rememberance of the sacrifice of its soldiers a federal legal holiday in 1938. In 1954, to honor the veterans who served in World War II, the name was changed to "Veterans' Day."

Events across Southern Oregon include:

  • Ashland: American Legion Pancake Breakfast, Reception at Southern Oregon University, with address by Congressman Greg Walden
  • Central Point: Ceremony at Oregon Fallen Heroes Memorial; Concert at Crater High School Performing Arts Center
  • Eagle Point: Dedication of memorial for Oregon's veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq wars
  • Klamath Falls: Annual parade
  • Medford: Veterans Day Parade, ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park, concert at Medford Armory
  • White City: Memorial tribute to Oregonians killed in Afghanistan and Iraq and concert at Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center

You can find details for all of these events at the Mail Tribune and at 541Live.

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