Armed Forces Memorial Marker dedication ceremony at Naval Health Clinic Charleston. 10 a.m. at the NavalWeapons Station.
South Carolina State University will hold its second annual veterans program at 10 a.m. in the Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium. Brig. Gen. Mark A. McAlister is the keynote speaker. A tour of S.C. State's Soldiers' Hall of Fame will take place immediately following.
Veterans and active-duty members of the military can ride free on CARTA buses on the holiday. Passengers will need to present identification in order to obtain a free ride. Examples include United States Uniformed Service ID card, Veterans Affairs card, and/or American Legion or VFW membership cards.
--The city will hosts its annual Veterans Day tribute from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Park Circle with keynote speaker Col. Frank S. Taylor.
--Remnant Productions will present a play about homeless veterans. It will be performed at 8 p.m. Friday and at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Sterett Hall Auditorium at the Navy Yard, 1530 7th Street, North Charleston. Active members and veterans will be admitted free on Veterans Day with ID. General admission tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students with ID. For information 324-7794.
--Trident Technical College's Main Campus, 10:30 a.m. The speaker will be Capt. Tom Bailey, commanding officer for the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command at the Naval Weapons Station. 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, Complex for Economic Development (Building 920), College Center.
--Col. Laurence Hutto, professor of military science at The Citadel, will speak at 11 a.m. at Carolina Memorial Gardens, 7113 Rivers Ave., North Charleston, American Legion Post 166.
--Trident Technical College Palmer Campus, 11 a.m. The speaker will be Capt. Mark Glover, commanding officer of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic. Immediately following is the grand opening of the Palmer Campus VETS Center. 66 Columbus St., Charleston, Amphitheater (Room 182)
--The College of Charleston's Office of Student Life will participate in the National Roll Call, recognizing the 10th Veterans Day since the 9/11 terror attacks. A ceremony will take place on Rivers Green, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Several staff members will read the 89 names of residents of South Carolina who have died since 9/11.
Memorial service at 11 a.m. in front of City Hall, 1255 Yeamans Hall Road. Vietnam veteran Ed Sturdivant, a Purple Heart recipient, and World War II veteran Wilson Thrower will speak.
Friday and Saturday. Re-enactors will portray soldiers of the major periods of Fort Moultrie's history, from the Revolutionary War through World War II. Visitors will see a variety of programs, including the progression of uniforms from 1776-1947, historic weapons demonstrations, children's musket programs, drills and garrison duties; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free event.
Ashley Park retirement community will sponsor a fundraiser to benefit Outward Bound for Veterans, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1451 Tobias Gadson Blvd. in Charleston. Ashley Park will host a silent auction from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and a 50/50 raffle at 4 p.m.