Memorial Day 2021

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Memorial Day 2021

May 31, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Memorial Ceremony Program

Master of Ceremonies: Janice Bowman, Battleship IOWA

Posting of Colors: Joint Forces Color Guard, Joint Forces Training Base Los Alamitos

National Anthem: Ssgt. Quartrail Tucker, Army Recruiting Station Los Angeles

Remembrance for POW/MIAs:A Place Setting For One, A Table For ALL: Chaplain, Hank Elder, SALs Department of California, and President, Remembering All Our Heroes.

Invocation: Pastor Joe Ramirez, Revive LA, and Chaplain, American Legion District 24

Welcoming & Keynote: Joleen Deatherage, VP Development & Marketing

Announcements: Master of Ceremonies

Presentation of Wreath in Memory of Departed Veterans: Rebecca Ambro, Recreation Specialist from the Los Angeles Air Force Base Youth Programs, who will be escorted by Ms. Dakota Perez, Torch Club President and Ms. McKenna Perez, Torch Club Leadership.

Memorial Poem: I Am Free –  Hank Elder to read the I Am Free poem and extinguish candle

Prayer for the Departed Veterans: Dr. Ron Gellis, VPAN Program Manager, Veterans West at Battleship IOWA, and Executive Director / Founder, Integrated Recovery Foundation

Taps: Joseph Mejia, Troop 788 Pacifica District (GLAAC), Eagle Rank 2019

Retiring of Colors: Honor Guard retired by Master of Ceremonies

America the Beautiful: Nicole Roxanne

Final Remarks: Master of Ceremonies

Celebration of the American Spirit: Band performance by The Jokers


May 31, 2021
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Battleship IOWA
250 S. Harbor Blvd.
San Pedro, CA 90731 United States
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