Veterans Day Memorial in Sebastian (Photos)

Veterans Day Memorial in Sebastian, Florida.
Veterans Day Memorial in Sebastian, Florida.

The VFW 10210 and American Legion Post 189 of Sebastian hosted their annual Veterans Day Memorial on Wednesday at Riverview Veterans Park.

The turnout was great, and most people wore face masks and practiced social distancing during the memorial service.

Rav Michael Birnholz, Rabbi at Temple Beth Shalom of Vero Beach, did the invocation. Also present was retired Army Veteran Col. Patty Ryan as the guest speaker, and Fr. Dave Newhart, a Director on the Board for the Veterans Council of IRC, for the Benediction.

Sebastian area honor guard and Micheal Hyde, bagpiper, and merchant marine was also present. 

Sebastian Mayor Ed Dodd, City Manager Paul Carlisle, Police Chief Dan Acosta, Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers, County Commissioner Joe Flescher, and Council members Fred Jones and Chris Nunn were also present.

Here are some pictures we took today of the Veteran’s Day Memorial.

Veterans Day Memorial in Sebastian
Veterans Day Memorial in Sebastian
Sebastian River High School Band
Sebastian River High School Band
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Rav Michael Birnholz, Rabbi at Temple Beth Shalom of Vero Beach
Rav Michael Birnholz, Rabbi at Temple Beth Shalom of Vero Beach
Lt. Timothy Wood of the Sebastian Police Department
Lt. Timothy Wood of the Sebastian Police Department
Retired Army Veteran Col. Patty Ryan
Retired Army Veteran Col. Patty Ryan
(Left to Right) Sebastian Mayor Ed Dodd, City Manager Paul Carlisle, an Council member Fred Jones.
(Left to Right) Sebastian Mayor Ed Dodd, City Manager Paul Carlisle, and Council member Fred Jones.
(Left to Right) Fr. Dave Newhart, Sebastian Police Chief Dan Acosta, County Commissioner Joe Fletcher, and Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers.
(Left to Right) Fr. Dave Newhart, Sebastian Police Chief Dan Acosta, County Commissioner Joe Flescher, and newly elected Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers.
Sebastian Mayor Ed Dodd
Sebastian Mayor Ed Dodd
Sebastian City Councilman Fred Jones
Sebastian City Councilman Fred Jones
Sebastian City Manager Paul Carlisle
Sebastian City Manager Paul Carlisle
Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers
Newly elected Indian River County Sheriff Eric Flowers
Fr. Dave Newhart
Fr. Dave Newhart
Sebastian Police Chief Dan Acosta
Sebastian Police Chief Dan Acosta
County Commissioner Joe Fletcher
County Commissioner Joe Flescher
Sebastian City Councilman Chris Nunn
Sebastian City Councilman Chris Nunn
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial
Veterans Day Memorial

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About Tina Hodges
Tina Hodges is a Sebastian native. After graduating from Sebastian River High School, she studied Business Management & Marketing at Indian River State College. Tina worked for Dooney & Bourke for many years before she became our VP of Sales & Marketing & Journalist. Tina joined Sebastian Daily in 2016.