The 5th Annual Operation Honor: A Salute to Veterans, presented by BMO Harris Bank, is set for 4:30 p.m. Nov. 12, the Schuetze Recreation Center, 1120 Baxter St.

The free event is open to the public and appropriate for all ages. The celebration is an opportunity for veterans to be recognized and for the public to thank them for their service. Vietnam War veterans will be especially recognized with a pinning ceremony at the celebration in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.

This year’s keynote speaker is Major General James T. Jackson, U.S. Army (retired). Jackson is also the director of the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. The U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America, Starlifter, will perform. A dinner will be provided for the first 500 people in attendance at the celebration.

For more information, call the WPRF at 262-524-3737 or visit

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