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The Week of Valor is a series of events honoring the service and sacrifice of Jacksonville's proud military community. The 2017 Week of Valor events will begin Friday, November 3rd and continue through Tuesday, November 14th.

Friday, November 3, 2017

POW/ MIA Memorial Inc. Dedication and Open House Ceremony
Cecil Field
6112 New World Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32221
11:00 A.M. 
POC: Michael Cassata; cecilfieldpowmia@gmail.com

Veteran Art Display
(November 3rd through November 9th)
City Hall Atrium
117 W. Duval St.
POC: Ken Johnson; KenJohns@coj.net

Saturday, November 4, 2017

NAS Jax Air Show, featuring the Blue Angels
Naval Air Station Jacksonville
6801 Roosevelt Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32212
10:00 A.M.
POC: nasjaxairshow@navy.mil

Sunday, November 5, 2017

6th Annual Salute to Veterans 5K
Jacksonville Landing
2 Independent Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
8 A.M.
POC: Natalie Suda; natalie.suda@yahoo.com

NAS Jax Air Show, featuring the Blue Angels
Naval Air Station Jacksonville
6801 Roosevelt Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32212
10:00 A.M.
POC: nasjaxairshow@navy.mil

Monday, November 6, 2017

JAX Chamber 15th Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon
Hyatt Regency Riverfront
225 E. Coastline Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
11:30 A.M. - 1:30 P.M. 
POC: Alanna Hurlbert, alanna.hurlbert@myjaxchamber.com

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

University of North Florida Veterans Day Tribute
UNF Student Union
1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224 
10:00 A.M.
POC: Diane Stover, Diane.Stover@unf.edu 904-620-5534

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Be CreditWize Seminar
Jacksonville Public Library - Main
303 N. Laura St.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
1:00 P.M. class and 5:00 PM class
POC: Caroline Adkins, CarolineA@coj.net, 904-630-3625

Military and Veteran High School Visits
9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
POC: Harrison Conyers, HConyers@coj.net

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Department of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Forum
Legends Center
5054 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208
8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
POC: Ellen Ostergren; Ellen.Ostergren@va.gov

Military and Veteran High School Visits
9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
POC: Harrison Conyers; HConyers@coj.net

Friday, November 10, 2017

Semper Fidelis Society Observance 
Evergreen Cemetery
4535 N. Main Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206
4:30 P.M.
POC: Sam Handlee, 904-394-7129

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Veterans Day Parade
Downtown Jacksonville - Starts at Everbank Field
11:01 A.M.
POC: 904-630-3690; events@coj.net

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Jaguars vs. Chargers Military Appreciation Game
Everbank Field
1 Everbank Field Dr.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
1:00 P.M.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Military and Veterans Job and Resource Fair
Kingdom Plaza at Normandy Mall
5310 Lenox Ave.
Jacksonville, FL 32205
10:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. 
POC: Ken Johnson, kenjohns@coj.net, 904-630-7227