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Iberville Salute to Veterans

November 11

This Veterans Day, follow the crowds to one of the largest and most popular Veterans Day ceremonies in the region. Held in front of the Iberville Veterans Memorial and Vietnam helicopter display in Plaquemine, the event will begin with a speech from Governor John Bel Edwards, who will lead a presentation of the Purple Heart to an Iberville Parish family—whose son Percy died in combat in the Vietnam War. Afterwards, guests can enjoy live performances by local country musician David St. Romain, a rifle drill by the Zachary Jr. ROTC, military color guard units, the Marine Corps Reserve Band, a performance by Baton Rouge Pipes & Drums, and more. 10 am–noon. Free. Guests are invited to bring supplies to be donated to active military personnel. Find a complete list of desired supplies, along with other event details, at ibervilleparish.com.

23640 Railroad Avenue


November 11