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Guest speaker is Angelica Pilato, retired Air Force veteran and author of the Vietnam memoir 'Angel's Truck Stop.'

COURTESY PHOTO: SHERWOOD CENTER FOR THE ARTS - The city of Sherwood will host a Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Sherwood Center for the Arts.The city of Sherwood will host a Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Sherwood Center for the Arts.

Angelica Pilato is the inspirational guest speaker for the event, which begins at 2 p.m.

A retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Air Force, Pilato is the author of "Angel's Truck Stop," a memoir that follows the challenges of trying to fit into a man's world during the Vietnam War.

Pilato was the first woman Air Force officer assigned to manage an officers' club and served more than five years on active duty in the United States, Europe and Thailand.

Also, during the event, patriotic musical performances are planned by Sherwood High School's Mixolydians. Light refreshments will be provided by Sprinkles of Joy and Symposium Coffee.

The Sherwood Center for the Arts is at 22689 S.W. Pine St.

The event is free and open to the public.


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