Show-Me Salute to All Who Serve
August 13, 2017

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Military Appreciation Day Ceremony
2:00 p.m.
Mathewson Exhibition Center

Join military leaders from across the state to pay special tribute to the men and women of our armed services. The official ceremony will be held in the air-conditioned Mathewson Exhibition Center and will include recognition of and remarks from Missouri veterans and current military leaders. This event is free and open to the public.

Speakers
Brigadier General John J. Nichols, Commander, 509th Bomb Wing, Whiteman Air Force Base
Brigadier General Donna W. Martin, Commandant, United States Army Military Police School, Fort Leonard Wood
Major General Stephen L. Danner, Adjutant General, Missouri National Guard
Keynote Address: Lieutenant Governor Michael L. Parson

Highlights
135th Army Band
Patriot Guard Riders
World War I Cannon
The Minute Man Memorial Jeep
Howitzers
And more!

“Stars of Service” Military Resource Fair
In addition to discounted admission and the official ceremony, the 2017 Military Appreciation Day includes a gathering of military, veterans' organizations and military equipment behind the Mathewson Exhibition Center from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free Admission
Admission to the fairgrounds Sun., Aug. 13 is free for veterans, active-duty service personnel and delayed-entry recruits with appropriate identification. Their immediate family members can get into the fair for only $1 that day.