City of Alexandria Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
|Title:||City of Alexandria Annual Memorial Day Ceremony|
|Date & Time:||Mon May 28, 2012 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM|
|Location:||Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave. (Map This)|
Rocky Versace Statue, Mt. Vernon Recreation Center
The Program will include reading the names of the 67 heroes, a Tribute to Capt. Rocky Versace written by his fellow POW, COL James N. "Nick" Rowe (USMA 1960), guest speakers, a wreath laying, playing of "Taps" and the singing of "God Bless America."
The Captain Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center is dedicated to Captain Rocky Versace and the 66 other men who made the ultimate sacrifice during the Vietnam War. The Memorial is an ongoing tribute, not just to the 67 listed on the benches, but to all Alexandrians who served in America’s longest war. The Versace Memorial was dedicated on July 6, 2002 and the Medal of Honor was posthumously presented to the Versace family at the White House two days later
|Audience:||Anyone may attend|
|Tags:||Community Event, Del Ray, Family, Holiday Event, Mt. Vernon Ave., Parks, Recreation, Recreation Centers|
For event details visit http://www.alexandriava.gov/c/3973
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