Governor Scott to visit Crystal River for Veterans Service Award Ceremony

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Tallahassee, FL–Governor Rick Scott will be visiting Citrus County on Tuesday, November 21st at 9 AM for a Veterans Service Award Ceremony. The event will be held at the Crystal River Armory.

For Citrus County veterans and active service personnel who would like to be recognized at tomorrow morning’s event, the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs has shared the following information.

Registration begins at 7:30 AM. To be included in the Award Presentation ceremony, veterans and active personnel must provide some form of identification that validates their veteran or active status such as a DD-214, VA ID card, military retirement card, active military ID, or a “V” designation on their Florida Drivers License. In addition to verification of veteran or active military status, an additional one-page Award Presentation form must be filled out and can be found by clicking on the following link: Governor’s Veterans Service Award Presentation Form Link

The FDVA is encouraging veterans of any age to attend this event and to wear veteran-related headgear.

The Crystal River ceremony is the first of two such events scheduled for this Tuesday; the other will be held in Eustis at 2:30 PM.

On November 1st, President Trump proclaimed November as Veterans and Military Families Month.

Submitted by Lou Newman, Publisher, on November 20, 2017 at 7:15 PM

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