Veterans & Military Apprecation Day in Medora | Medora, North Dakota

Veterans and Military Appreciation Day

July 14, 2024

Medora is proud to thank America’s brave men and women who served our great nation with a special day. All veterans are invited to attend the Medora Musical for FREE.

Event Itinerary

1:00 – 5:30
Blackhawk landing at Tjaden Terrace
1:30 – 3:00
Veterans Panel: Veterans Serving Communities, Communities Serving Veterans at the Medora Community Center

PANEL MODERATOR

• LtCol, Retired Nathan Huntington

PANEL PRESENTERS

• Brig Gen, Retired Andrew Armacost
• Col, Retired Alan Fehr
• Mrs. Kris Fehr
• Jessica Clifton, Stark County Veterans Services Officer
• Mr. David Ehlis

4:00 – 5:00
Live Music – John and Brent at Town Square Patio
5:14-5:30
Special pre-show ceremony at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

•  VFW Color Guard presents the colors accompanied by former Burning Hills Singer Misti Koop.

•  Speech by retired brigadier general Andrew Armacost.

 

Andrew Armacost is the current President of the University of North Dakota, having begun his tenure in 2020 after serving 30 years in the United States Air Force where he had extensive academic experience having served at the Air Force Academy as an instructor in the Department of Management, then as the Head of the Department of Management, and finally as the Dean of the Faculty.

•  Flyover featuring historic Beechcraft T-34 Mentor plane over the Burning Hills Amphitheatre.

5:30 – 7:30
Medora Musical at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

•  Veterans, reservists, and active military are invited to attend the Medora Musical FREE.

6:00 – 7:00
Live Music – Great American Folk Show at Town Square Patio
6:00 – 8:00
Keg social at Pitchfork Steak Fondue Tjaden Terrace
• Veterans and their families invited to Keg Social at North end area of Tjaden Terrace
8:14-8:30
Special pre-show ceremony at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

•  VFW Color Guard presents the colors accompanied by former Burning Hills Singer Misti Koop.

•  Speech by retired brigadier general Andrew Armacost.

 

Andrew Armacost is the current President of the University of North Dakota, having begun his tenure in 2020 after serving 30 years in the United States Air Force where he had extensive academic experience having served at the Air Force Academy as an instructor in the Department of Management, then as the Head of the Department of Management, and finally as the Dean of the Faculty.

•  Flyover featuring historic Beechcraft T-34 Mentor plane over the Burning Hills Amphitheatre.

8:30 – 10:30
Medora Musical at the Burning Hills Amphitheatre

•  Veterans, reservists, and active military are invited to attend the Medora Musical FREE.

LITTLE PICTURES. BIG MOMENTS.

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