Iberville Salute to Veterans

Festival/Parade

Event details

  • Iberville Veterans Memorial
  • November 11, 2019
  • Monday, 11:00AM to 1:00PM

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Iberville Salute to Veterans

23640 Railroad Avenue, Plaquemine, LA 70764

Monday, 11:00AM to 1:00PM
November 11, 2019

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Iberville Salute to Veterans

23640 Railroad Avenue, Plaquemine, LA 70764

Monday, 11:00AM to 1:00PM
November 11, 2019

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Join us as Iberville Parish salutes our veterans at the Veterans Memorial, Railroad Avenue in Plaquemine, LA. The public is invited to attend this free event.

Sponsored by: Iberville Parish President J. Mitchell Ourso, Jr. and the Iberville Parish Council.

Pre-ceremony activities 11:00am
Ceremony begins 11:30am

Special Speaker:
Vietnam War Huey helicopter pilot Ben Franklin, III

Pre-Ceremony Activites – performances by:

  • Baton Rouge Pipes & Drums bagpipes
  • Iberville MSA Academy Orchestra
  • PHS Marching Band
  •  St. John’s Children’s Choir

Special honor for living Vietnam veterans:

  • Iberville Wall of Veterans
  • Rifle drill – PHS ROTC rifle drill team
  • Military Color Guard Units & veteran recognition

Event will feature the unveiling of the vietnam era Huey helicopter exhibit.


Military Supply Collection
Iberville Parish is teaming up with St. John Interparochial School 4th and 5th graders to collect and send needed supplies to U.S. military troops overseas. St. John students will be on hand at the Salute to Veterans event to collect supplies. For a full list of supplies visit ibervilleparish.com.