Retired Lieutenant General Dan Christman, former Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the current Senior Vice President for International Affairs of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, will be the featured speaker at the Veterans Day ceremony at the Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Del Ray.
Christman graduated first in his class from West Point in 1965. He went on to earn multiple postgraduate degrees and hold numerous commands during his army career. He was awarded four times the Defense Distinguished Service Medal, the nation's highest peacetime service award.
The Veterans Day ceremony will be held at the Rocky Versace Plaza, located at 2701 Commonwealth Ave. at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center in Del Ray. The event is free and open to the public and will begin at 1 p.m. For more information, contact Kevin Rue at FofRV59@gmail.com.