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New Canaan Veterans Day Ceremony Features Speaker Colonel Jeff Erickson, Director of the Army Cyber Institute

Veterans Day Ceremony at God’s Acre

Program

10:55 AM                   Assembly – Bugler
10:56                          Presentation of the Colors
10:57                          Salute and Pledge of Allegiance
10:58                          Opening Prayer
10:59                          Moment of silence
11:00 AM                   Tolling of Bells

DAR places wreaths
DAR Comments by Ms. Caroline Sparico, Vice Regent of the Hanah Benedict Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Color Guard to Attention, Flag goes to half staff
TAPS – Bugler
First Selectman Introduces Guest Speaker
Guest Speaker – Col. Jeffery Erickson
Flanders Field Poem
Closing Prayer
Final Announcements
Refreshments at Town Hall

Guest Speaker

Colonel Jeff Erickson is the Director of the Army Cyber Institute at the United States Military Academy (USMA) located at West Point, New York.

 Originally from Seattle, WA, he began his Army career after graduating from West Point as an Armor officer.  He served in a variety of Armor assignments before transitioning to the Simulation Operations functional area, where has used technology to train and exercise Soldiers and units from the individual up to the Combatant Command levels.  He served in locations such as the Republic of Korea; Fort Lewis, WA; Fort Riley, KS, Germany; Fort Hood TX; Kuwait; Iraq; the Pentagon; and Suffolk, VA.

 In his position as Director of the Army Cyber Institute, Col Erickson leads a multi-disciplinary research institute focused on expanding the Army’s knowledge of the cyberspace domain.

Learn more about Colonel Erickson here. 

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