November 7, 2002 — To commemorate the profound contribution of Utah veterans to the peace, security, and freedom of our country, the University of Utah will present its fifth annual Veterans’ Day Commemoration program on Monday, November 11 in the Olpin Union Building. Eleven Utah veterans will be honored at a full dress military ceremony starting at 11 a.m. in the Union Ballroom. The ceremony will include a 21-gun cannon salute. Other activities during the day, all free and open to the public, include:
— 8:45 a.m., Union Saltair Room
A panel discussion with five veterans of World War II and Vietnam discussing their combat experiences in extraordinarily dangerous missions
— 11 a.m., Union Ballroom
Full dress military ceremony
— During the day, a World War II Half-Track (half tank, half truck) will be on display outside the Union Building in the free speech area.
— 2 p.m., Salt Lake City Sports Complex on Guardsman Way
After more than six months of construction, Guardsman Way will officially be reopened in a short ceremony.
— 7 p.m., Huntsman Center
The Utah National Guard’s 47th annual Veterans’ Day concert will be presented featuring 23rd Army Band and the combined choruses of the Granite School District.