• Sgt. 1st Class Michael Christian, right, an instructor at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, speaks to the Joint Service Color Guard prior to the opening ceremonies for the Massing of the Colors at the Brevard Community College in Cocoa, Fla., Nov. 11, 2012.

    DEOMI students, staff celebrate Veterans Day

    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Christian, right, an instructor at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, speaks to the Joint Service Color Guard prior to the opening ceremonies for the Massing of the Colors at the Brevard Community College in...

  • Students from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. kick-off the Massing of the Colors ceremony at the Brevard Community College in Cocoa, Fla., Nov. 11, 2012.

    DEOMI students, staff celebrate Veterans Day

    Students from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. kick-off the Massing of the Colors ceremony at the Brevard Community College in Cocoa, Fla., Nov. 11, 2012.

  • The Joint Service Color Guard, made up of students and faculty from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, enter the amphitheatre for the Massing of the Colors held at Brevard Community College, Cocoa, Fla., Nov. 11, 2012.

    DEOMI students, staff celebrate Veterans Day

    The Joint Service Color Guard, made up of students and faculty from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, enter the amphitheatre for the Massing of the Colors held at Brevard Community College, Cocoa, Fla., Nov. 11, 2012.

  • The Joint Service Color Guard, made up of students and faculty from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, prepare to post the colors during the Massing of the Colors in the amphitheatre of the Brevard Community College, Cocoa, Fla., Nov. 11, 2012.

    DEOMI students, staff celebrate Veterans Day

    The Joint Service Color Guard, made up of students and faculty from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, prepare to post the colors during the Massing of the Colors in the amphitheatre of the Brevard Community College, Cocoa, Fla., Nov...

  • Sgt. 1st Class Caleb Phillips, a student at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick Air Force Base, and member of DEOMI's Joint Service Color Guard, stands guard during the Massing of the Colors at Brevard Community College, Cocoa, Fla., Nov. 11, 2012.

    DEOMI students, staff celebrate Veterans Day

    Sgt. 1st Class Caleb Phillips, a student at the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute, Patrick Air Force Base, and member of DEOMI's Joint Service Color Guard, stands guard during the Massing of the Colors at Brevard Community College, Cocoa...

COCOA, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2012) -- On a partly cloudy Veteran's Day afternoon, families, veterans, and service members gathered at the Cocoa Campus of Brevard Community College here, for the annual Massing of the Colors ceremony.

Rain threatened the Nov. 11 ceremony, but didn't dampen spirits as the Joint Service Color Guard representing the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute began the ceremony. The color guard was comprised of both students and faculty from DEOMI, located on Patrick Air Force Base, Fla.

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