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Memorial Day 2018 Ceremony

The City of La Verne, in conjunction with the VFW Post 12034 “The Band of Brothers, “will host the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on May 28, 2018 at 11:00 am.  The event will be held at Veterans Hall, 1550, Bonita Avenue.  The ceremony lasts about an hour and refreshments will be provided by VFW post 12034. 

Memorial Day 2018 Schedule

Presented by the City of La Verne
and VFW Post 12034 – Band of Brothers

Monday, May 28, 2018,  11 AM
Veterans Hall, 1550 Bonita Ave, La Verne

Receive the Colors
Firefighter and Police Officer United States Flag Escort
Music: Bagpipes Amazing Grace

Call to Assemble
Master of Ceremonies: Dan Harden

Posting the Ceremonial Colors
Opening Prayer: Memorial Chaplin, Pastor Lincoln Dial, Calvary Baptist Church, La Verne
Post Colors: VFW Post 12034 Color Guard
Pledge of Allegiance: Boy Scout Troop 411

Raising the United States Flag
Colors are presented by Lutheran High School NJROTC Color Guard
U.S. Flag raised and lowered to half staff

National Anthem
Mrs. Delores Gomez

Welcome
Commander Daniel Lopez, VFW Post 12034
Mayor Don Kendrick, City of La Verne

POW/MIA Remembrance
Post Member: Isboseth Burgos

Memorial Roll Call
VFW Post 12034, The Band of Brothers

Laying the Wreath
Commander Daniel Lopez, VFW Post 12034
Mayor Don Kendrick, City of La Verne

Rifle Volley
Twenty One Gun Salute by VFW Post 12034 Honor Guard Rifle Team

Taps
VFW Post 12034 Bugler
Amazing Grace: Mrs. Delores Gomez

Closing Comments
Master of Ceremonies: Dan Harden 

Retiring the Ceremonial Colors
Closing Prayer: Memorial Chaplin, Pastor Lincoln Dial, Calvary Baptist Church, La Verne
Retire Colors: VFW Post 12034 Color Guard
Closing Music: 50,000 Names (George Jones)

Refreshments will be provided in Veterans Hall after the Ceremony