Area residents are invited to join in an Armed Forces Day celebration, at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, at the Veterans Monument, 100 E. Center.

The event is sponsored by the Provo Veterans Council, Post 13 of the American Legion, and the Central Utah Chapter of the Retired Officers Association.The program will include displays from the Utah National Guard, Peace Officers and Utah Military Car Club. The Brigham Young University Alumni Band will play, with a cannon salute by the university's ROTC. Provo Mayor Lewis Billings will give a proclamation, with city and county leaders also to speak.