November, 11 2021 | 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Free for Veterans
All MSU alumni, students, friends and community members in the greater Springfield area who are veterans are invited to the following activities in appreciation for their military service.
Veterans Day Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – Doors open at 8 a.m.
Program at 9 a.m. Plaster Student Union Ballroom
Veterans are invited to a complimentary breakfast in honor of their military service. The guest speaker will be retired Army Col. Thomas J. Marty. Music will be provided by the 135th Army Band, Windfall. The Missouri State BearTones will sing the National Anthem. Presenting sponsor for the complimentary breakfast is Central Bank/Central Trust.
Free, but registration is requested by November 4.
11:11 a.m. – McDonald Arena (outside)
Taps will be played throughout campus beginning at 11:11 a.m. The cascading sound of Taps by Missouri State trumpeters will begin and end in front of McDonald Arena. This will be preceded by the playing of the National Anthem at 10:55 a.m.
Parking is available in the Davis-Harrington Welcome Center Lot 14 (southwest corner of National/Bear Blvd.) or Lot 29 (northwest corner of National/Bear Blvd.). Golf carts will transport guests from parking lots to Plaster Student Union beginning at 8 a.m., and will run until the conclusion of TAPS.