The Town of Fort Mill celebrated Veterans Day with a special ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023 at Veterans Memorial, 106 N. White St.
The event featured the Presentation of Colors from Catawba Ridge High School Navy JROTC and rifle volley by Fort Mill American Legion Post 43. There were also three guest speakers: Congressman Ralph Norman, veteran Ray Fernandez who discussed Pawsitive Action service dogs for veterans and Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Jonathan Baker, 4-39th Infantry.
The program also featured a performance of the National Anthem by veteran Donald Cooke, Taps performed by Banks Trail Middle School student Sully Garrison, and special patriotic music from Riverview Elementary School Music Director Billy Foxx.
Town of Fort Mill Mayor Guynn Savage, Town Council and the 2023 South Carolina Strawberry Queens also participated in the ceremony.
Click here to view this year's ceremony program and see below for photos and a video from this year's Veterans Day ceremony!