Veterans Day

We would like to invite all branches of active and retired military, as well as their families and general public to our Veterans Day Ceremony. This event is held at our Military Court of Honor, at Railroad Park in Downtown to remember those who served. Come celebrate and honor the bravery and sacrifice of our U.S. Veterans. Light refreshments will be served immediately following the ceremony.   

Event Date:
November 11, 2018 | 1:00 PM

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Haines City Veteran of the Year 2018 Nominations

To be eligible for consideration for the Haines City Veteran of the Year Award, the nominee must have served their country honorably in a branch of military service and must be confirmed by attached copies of documentation.

All nominee packets (see download below) must be completed and returned by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26th to be considered. These may be submitted to the Haines City Community Center at 555 Ledwith Avenue or City Hall at 620 East Main Street, or emailed to  
The honor will be presented on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, 2018 at the annual Veterans Day celebration at Railroad Park in downtown Haines City. The recipient will be awarded a plaque and a paver in their honor will be placed in the Military Court of Honor.

Submission for Veteran of the Year

To submit a Veteran for this honor the following items will need to be completed and submitted:
·       The application.
·       A copy of discharge papers or other documentation of service.
·       A copy of awards or commendations received.
·       A short essay on the nominee’s contribution to our country, not to exceed
        three pages. Please tell how this nominee’s service has made a
        significant difference in others. This should include their achievements as
        well as why you feel this individual should be considered for the Veteran
        of the Year Award.

2018 Veteran of the Year Nomination Packet 


Military Court of Honor at Railroad Park
Physical Address
502 E Main St.
Haines City, FL 33844

Phone: (863)-421-3700

Veterans Day Flyer 2018  (image of flyer)

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