Veterans Day, Mariners Memorial services

TRAVERSE CITY — The community is invited to join NMC at its annual Veterans Day and Mariners Memorial services, both to be held Friday, Nov. 10.

Veterans Day:
11 a.m.: Flag raising ceremony at flagpoles, east of Tanis Building on Front Street campus, 1701 E. Front St.

  • Star Spangled Banner performed by the Traverse City Central Marching Band
  • Three-volley rifle salute/Taps in honor of the fallen

Afterward, NMC student veterans, active duty and veteran alumni are invited to enjoy a free lunch at the Hawk Owl Café in the Timothy J. Nelson Innovation Center. Contact Alex Walsh for more information, (231) 995-2579.

48th annual Mariners Memorial:
Noon: Service honoring the crew of the Edmund Fitzgerald and all mariners who have perished on the Great Lakes and oceans. Courtyard, Great Lakes campus, 715 E. Front St.

The Mariners Memorial Service is sponsored by the Student Propeller Club, Port 150, of the Great Lakes Maritime Academy. Guests may enter through the glass exhibition hall and proceed into the outdoor courtyard on the north side (harbor side) of the building. For more information, call the Academy at (231) 995-1200.

Release date: October 26, 2023

For more information:

Cari Noga
Communications Director
(231) 392-1800 (call or text)



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