The City of Rye will continue its tradition of honoring Rye veterans on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2021. Rye American Legion Post 128 will be conducting the ceremony at Rye City Hall at 10:30am. The ceremony is planned to be outdoors, weather depending, and will move indoors if necessary.
American Legion Post 128 Commander Fred de Barros will lead the ceremony. He will highlight the American Legion values of the importance of preserving our American traditions and values, improving the quality of life for our nation’s children, caring for veterans and their families, and perhaps most importantly, teaching the fundamentals of good citizenship.
Rye City Mayor Josh Cohn, County Executive George Latimer and Assemblyman Steve Otis are confirmed to deliver remarks. Rabbi Daniel Gropper of the Community Synagogue of Rye will deliver the Invocation. Robin Latimer will be the vocalist.
To personalize the Rye veterans’ experience, Legionnaires and members of the Rye Sons of American Legion will read select Rye veterans’ stories based on biographies published at RyeVets.org.
RyeTV will record the event.