Images: Reader-submitted Veterans Day ceremony photos

 
 
Updated 11/15/2019 4:46 PM

Daily Herald readers shared their best Veterans Day ceremony photographs from this past week. Enjoy the photos from various suburban schools and villages.

Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Kaneland John Shields Elementary School held a breakfast and assembly for veterans on Monday, November, 11. Prior to this event, KSS families and staff worked together to create a Wall of Heroes. As all veterans arrived, they stopped to honor their fellow brothers and sisters.
Kaneland John Shields Elementary School held a breakfast and assembly for veterans on Monday, November, 11. Prior to this event, KSS families and staff worked together to create a Wall of Heroes. As all veterans arrived, they stopped to honor their fellow brothers and sisters.
Courtesy of Mary Knepp
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Parents, grandparents and community members who are veterans attended an all-school assembly at Frederick School in Grayslake. The Frederick Band played the Armed Forces Medley, arranged by former Frederick band director and veteran Aaron Mulder. Each serviceman or woman stood while their branch of the military's anthem was played.
Courtesy of Grayslake CCSD 46
Veterans high-five each other during a Veterans Day ceremony at Elk Grove High School on Friday, Nov. 8.
Veterans high-five each other during a Veterans Day ceremony at Elk Grove High School on Friday, Nov. 8.
Courtesy of High School District 214
Veterans of all ages are greeted with applause during a Veterans Day ceremony at Elk Grove High School on Friday, Nov. 8.
Veterans of all ages are greeted with applause during a Veterans Day ceremony at Elk Grove High School on Friday, Nov. 8.
Courtesy of High School District 214
A panel of veterans addressed students at Prospect High School and took questions during the Veterans Day event on Monday in Mount Prospect.
A panel of veterans addressed students at Prospect High School and took questions during the Veterans Day event on Monday in Mount Prospect.
Courtesy of High School District 214
Veterans were honored during a Veterans Day event at Wheeling High School.
Veterans were honored during a Veterans Day event at Wheeling High School.
Courtesy of High School District 214
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake hosted its annual Veterans Day recognition ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8. Community members, student veterans, faculty, staff and guests attended the event which featured a keynote speaker, patriotic music and a presentation of the colors by a combined service color guard.
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake hosted its annual Veterans Day recognition ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8. Community members, student veterans, faculty, staff and guests attended the event which featured a keynote speaker, patriotic music and a presentation of the colors by a combined service color guard.
Courtesy of McHenry County College
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake hosted its annual Veterans Day recognition ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8. Community members, student veterans, faculty, staff and guests attended the event which featured a keynote speaker, patriotic music and a presentation of the colors by a combined service color guard.
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake hosted its annual Veterans Day recognition ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8. Community members, student veterans, faculty, staff and guests attended the event which featured a keynote speaker, patriotic music and a presentation of the colors by a combined service color guard.
Courtesy of McHenry County College
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake hosted its annual Veterans Day recognition ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8. Community members, student veterans, faculty, staff and guests attended the event which featured a keynote speaker, patriotic music and a presentation of the colors by a combined service color guard.
McHenry County College in Crystal Lake hosted its annual Veterans Day recognition ceremony on Friday, Nov. 8. Community members, student veterans, faculty, staff and guests attended the event which featured a keynote speaker, patriotic music and a presentation of the colors by a combined service color guard.
Courtesy of McHenry County College
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Courtesy of Karen Yarc
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Courtesy of Karen Yarc
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Courtesy of Karen Yarc
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Courtesy of Karen Yarc
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Oak Grove School eighth grade students organized and held a Veterans Day ceremony for the kindergarten through eighth grade students at the school in Green Oaks. Local veterans were invited to attend the annual ceremony and reception.
Courtesy of Karen Yarc
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Courtesy of HCA/Laura Humpa
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Courtesy of HCA/Laura Humpa
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Courtesy of HCA/Laura Humpa
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Courtesy of HCA/Laura Humpa
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Harvest Christian Academy (HCA) held a Veterans Day assembly, welcoming veterans who are family members of its students. The program honored the veteran's service and held a luncheon prepared by the Elgin school's culinary students.
Courtesy of HCA/Laura Humpa
Highland Middle School seventh grade students attended a Veterans Day presentation at their Libertyville school on November 7. Lt. Lon Hodge brought his award-winning service dog, Gander, and talked about veteran's issues and disability advocacy.
Highland Middle School seventh grade students attended a Veterans Day presentation at their Libertyville school on November 7. Lt. Lon Hodge brought his award-winning service dog, Gander, and talked about veteran's issues and disability advocacy.
Courtesy of Libertyville District 70
Courtesy of Libertyville District 70Highland Middle School seventh grade students attended a Veterans Day presentation at their Libertyville school on November 7. Lt. Lon Hodge brought his award-winning service dog, Gander, and talked about veteran's issues and disability advocacy.
Courtesy of Libertyville District 70Highland Middle School seventh grade students attended a Veterans Day presentation at their Libertyville school on November 7. Lt. Lon Hodge brought his award-winning service dog, Gander, and talked about veteran's issues and disability advocacy.
A Veterans Day ceremony was held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights. The student orchestra and chorus performed for the veterans, who were treated to breakfast at the event.
A Veterans Day ceremony was held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights. The student orchestra and chorus performed for the veterans, who were treated to breakfast at the event.
Courtesy of VFW Post 1337/Dutch DeGroot
A Veterans Day ceremony was held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights. The student orchestra and chorus performed for the veterans, who were treated to breakfast at the event.
A Veterans Day ceremony was held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights. The student orchestra and chorus performed for the veterans, who were treated to breakfast at the event.
Courtesy of VFW Post 1337/Dutch DeGroot
A Veterans Day ceremony was held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights. The student orchestra and chorus performed for the veterans, who were treated to breakfast at the event.
A Veterans Day ceremony was held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights. The student orchestra and chorus performed for the veterans, who were treated to breakfast at the event.
Courtesy of VFW Post 1337/Dutch DeGroot
A Veterans Day ceremony was held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights. The student orchestra and chorus performed for the veterans, who were treated to breakfast at the event.
A Veterans Day ceremony was held on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at MacArthur Middle School in Prospect Heights. The student orchestra and chorus performed for the veterans, who were treated to breakfast at the event.
Courtesy of VFW Post 1337/Dutch DeGroot
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Courtesy of James Hoch
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Courtesy of James Hoch
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Courtesy of James Hoch
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Courtesy of James Hoch
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Courtesy of James Hoch
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Courtesy of James Hoch
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Images from Naperville's Veterans Day ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 9 and Monday, Nov. 11.
Courtesy of James Hoch
Marine Sgt. Marshall Alexander of Crystal Lake is a Marine Corps recruiter in Carpentersville. For Veterans Day, Sgt. Alexander shared a photo of him and his children from the Wall that Heals stop at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee.
Marine Sgt. Marshall Alexander of Crystal Lake is a Marine Corps recruiter in Carpentersville. For Veterans Day, Sgt. Alexander shared a photo of him and his children from the Wall that Heals stop at Randall Oaks Park in West Dundee.
Courtesy of Marshall Alexander
Marianne Myrick of Glen Ellyn took this photo from the top of the Carillon Tower in Naperville, overlooking the Honor Field of flags.
Marianne Myrick of Glen Ellyn took this photo from the top of the Carillon Tower in Naperville, overlooking the Honor Field of flags.
Courtesy of Marianne Myrick
Marianne Myrick of Glen Ellyn took this photo at the Honor Field in Naperville.
Marianne Myrick of Glen Ellyn took this photo at the Honor Field in Naperville.
Courtesy of Marianne Myrick
A veteran and Mundelein High School alum views the Wall of Honor which recognizes alumni who are serving or who have served in the United States military.
A veteran and Mundelein High School alum views the Wall of Honor which recognizes alumni who are serving or who have served in the United States military.
Courtesy of Mundelein High School
Members of the Mundelein High School's Helping Heroes of America Club from left Izak Sosa, Alexandra Hevko, Matthew Pawlowski and Elle Mishler present the flags of the branches of the military during the Mundelein High School Veterans Day ceremony.
Members of the Mundelein High School's Helping Heroes of America Club from left Izak Sosa, Alexandra Hevko, Matthew Pawlowski and Elle Mishler present the flags of the branches of the military during the Mundelein High School Veterans Day ceremony.
Courtesy of Mundelein High School
All stand and honor the flag during the singing of the National Anthem at the Mundelein High School Veterans Day ceremony.
All stand and honor the flag during the singing of the National Anthem at the Mundelein High School Veterans Day ceremony.
Courtesy of Mundelein High School
A Vietnam war veteran attends the Veterans Day ceremony at Mundelein High School.
A Vietnam war veteran attends the Veterans Day ceremony at Mundelein High School.
Courtesy of Mundelein High School
The Mundelein High School Drumline led the more than 100 veterans and their guests into the gymnasium for a Veterans Day ceremony at the school.
The Mundelein High School Drumline led the more than 100 veterans and their guests into the gymnasium for a Veterans Day ceremony at the school.
Courtesy of Mundelein High School
Mundelein High School students PFC Caitlyn Schneider and PV2 Quinton Osco are presented awards for their service in the US National Guard during a Veterans Day ceremony at Mundelein High School.
Mundelein High School students PFC Caitlyn Schneider and PV2 Quinton Osco are presented awards for their service in the US National Guard during a Veterans Day ceremony at Mundelein High School.
Courtesy of Mundelein High School
Four WWII veterans Ed Tauscher, Matthew Maholic, Bill Clark and Harry Swanson took part in the Mundelein High School's Veterans Day ceremony.
Four WWII veterans Ed Tauscher, Matthew Maholic, Bill Clark and Harry Swanson took part in the Mundelein High School's Veterans Day ceremony.
Courtesy of Mundelein High School
Brookdale Vernon Hills Senior Living recognized 83 residents who are Veterans. Executive Director Samantha Stagg and Personalized Living Manager Teresa Sigman presented certificates and pins to those veterans in attendance followed by a sing along of patriotic songs.
Brookdale Vernon Hills Senior Living recognized 83 residents who are Veterans. Executive Director Samantha Stagg and Personalized Living Manager Teresa Sigman presented certificates and pins to those veterans in attendance followed by a sing along of patriotic songs.
Courtesy of Brookdale Vernon Hills Senior Living
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside.
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside.
Courtesy of Big Hollow District 38
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside.
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside.
Courtesy of Big Hollow District 38
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside. Army veteran Tery Shafer sits with granddaughter Sydney Lescher.
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside. Army veteran Tery Shafer sits with granddaughter Sydney Lescher.
Courtesy of Big Hollow District 38
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside.
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside.
Courtesy of Big Hollow District 38
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside. Marine veteran Patric Beattie sits with grandson Evan Meuser.
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside. Marine veteran Patric Beattie sits with grandson Evan Meuser.
Courtesy of Big Hollow District 38
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside. Fourth grade students made presentations during the ceremony.
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside. Fourth grade students made presentations during the ceremony.
Courtesy of Big Hollow District 38
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside. Army veteran Jose Tancun sits with his son, Tyler Tancun.
Veterans Day ceremonies were held Monday, Nov. 11 at the Big Hollow District 38 Primary and Elementary schools in Ingleside. Army veteran Jose Tancun sits with his son, Tyler Tancun.
Courtesy of Big Hollow District 38
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