Memorial Day Ceremony

Program


Master of Ceremonies: Harry Shovlin

Posting of Colors: Honor Guard from the American Legion Post 130

Remembrance for POW/MIAs: Commander Bob Smith, VFW Post 9274

National Anthem: City of Falls Church Concert Band and Sgt. Major Robert Petillo, US Army Band under the direction of Robert Little

Invocation: Rev. Brian Bashista, St. James Catholic Church

Welcoming: David Tarter, Mayor, City of Falls Church

Remarks: Bob Smith, Chairman, Greater Falls Church Veterans Council

Keynote Address: Bryce Reeves, Virginia Senator, 17th District, US Army, Airborne Ranger

God Bless America: City of Falls Church Concert Band and Sgt. Major Robert Petillo, US Army Band under the direction of Robert Little

Presentation of Wreath in Memory of Departed Veterans: Jenny Inskeep, Falls Church Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, Escorted by Richard L. Anton, Post 130

Presentations & Announcements: Harry Shovlin

Prayer for the Departed Veterans: Rev. Brian Bashista, St. James Catholic Church

Taps: Master Gunnery Sgt. John Abbracciamento, U.S. Marine Corps Band

Retiring of POW/MIA Flag: Commander Bob Smith, VFW Post 9274

Retiring of Colors: Honor Guard from the American Legion Post 130