Calendar of Events 2017


Wednesday May 24, 2017
Living History Program (Civic Organizations)

Wreath Laying at Columbia Cemetery A Memorial Spray of Flowers from Salute to Veterans Corporation will be placed at the Memorial at Columbia Regional Cemetery to Honor and Remember our Fallen Heroes Patrick Kelly Connor, USN and Stephen Paul Farnen, USA. We have not forgotten.

Thursday May 25, 2017 Living History Program (Civic Organizations)

Friday May 26, 2017
Living History Program (Civic Organizations)

Media Day at the Airport

Saturday, May 27, 2017
Salute to Veterans Airshow
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Columbia, MO Regional Airport, Highway 63 South
Public Invited, FREE Admission and Parking.
Shuttle Buses available from
Columbia and Jefferson City

Honored Guests and Volunteers Banquet
6:00 PM,
Southwell Arena at Columbia College
Tickets are $45 per person
To make your Banquet Reservations Online go to
www.salute.org/banquet and fill-in our online form, or email us at banquet @ salute.org.

Sunday, May 28, 2017 Salute to Veterans Airshow
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Columbia, MO Regional Airport, Highway 63 South.
Public Invited, FREE Admission and Parking.
Shuttle Buses available from
Columbia and Jefferson City

Monday, May 29, 2017
Wreath Laying at Veterans Memorials
8:00 AM to 8:30 AM
25 wreaths will be placed at the Memorials to the Veterans of the Civil War,  WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam , Desert Storm & the War on Terror at the
Boone County Courthouse.

Salute to Veterans Memorial Day Parade
The route for the 10:00AM Salute to Veterans Parade on Memorial Day, is down Broadway, turning North (right) on 10th Street; left on Rogers and right on 8th Street to disband in the huge parking lot beside
Columbia College Athletic Field.

Salute To The Nation Ceremony
Immediately following the Parade, ending at the
Columbia College Athletic Field,  the US Army Parachute Team, Black Daggers, will jump into the Athletic Field prior to the start of the Salute To The Nation Ceremony. During the ceremony, Honored Guests will be introduced ,a brief Memorial Day Speech will be given by the ranking Military Honored Guest, followed by a Bagpipe rendition of Amazing Grace and a Firearms Salute and Taps.

 

Memorial Day Weekend Salute to Veterans Corporation - Non-Profit Organization