Oak Crest Residents to Celebrate Veterans Day with Local ROTC Cadets

Parkville, MD—The military service men and women who are now residents of Oak Crest retirement community sacrificed for their country in the battlefields of Europe, Asia and beyond.  Their deeds will never be forgotten by a grateful nation.
 
Seventy years following the conclusion of World War II, a new generation of service men and women are preparing to follow in their footsteps.
 
On Wednesday, November 11 at 11am, seventeen cadets from the combined Loyola University-Towson University ROTC Greyhound Battalion will commemorate Veterans Day at a ceremony hosted by Oak Crest.
 
The event will begin as the ROTC Color Guard will present the colors, escorting four resident-veterans of Oak Crest in uniform to the main stage
 
Scheduled speakers include Michelle Brolo, a resident of Oak Crest and an Army veteran, Lt. Colonel Sean Gallagher, Loyola University Department Chair  & Professor of Military Science, and Cadet Kyle Rose, a senior at Towson University.
 
WHAT:    Intergenerational Veterans Day Ceremony
WHEN:    Wednesday, November 11, 2015; 11am-Noon
WHERE:    Oak Crest retirement community
        Erickson Conference Center
        8800 Walther Boulevard
        Parkville, MD 21234
 
About Oak Crest:  Oak Crest is one of eighteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Parkville, Maryland the scenic 87-acre campus is home to more than 2,100 residents.  Oak Crest is the ideal greater Baltimore retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.