Memorial services for Clallam County veterans at 1 p.m. today
By Peninsula Daily News staff
Print This | Email This
Collapsed I-5 Skagit bridge reopens Wednesday -- 6/18/13 -01:42 PM
Bump in state revenue helps to avert government shutdown -- 6/18/13 -12:57 PM
Sediment clog at Elwha River pump station to be fixed by September, Port Angeles audience told -- 6/17/13 -06:47 PM
Vote for the cutest pet — maybe the hardest decision you've ever made! -- 6/15/13 -05:33 PM
Huge downtown Port Townsend project to wrap up in August -- 6/17/13 -06:42 PM
The ceremonies will be conducted by members of American Legion Riders Post 29, Korean War Veterans Association, VFW Post 1024, American Legion Riders Post 29, Marine Corps League Detachment 897 and bagpiper Thomas McCurdy.
The memorial, which lasts 15 to 20 minutes, is held the last Friday of every month.
The names of the deceased are read, their military background is noted, and a replica of the Liberty Bell in the park is rung after each name.
This is followed by the playing of “Amazing Grace” by McCurdy and a formal presentation of the flag, a 21-gun salute and "Taps."
“All are encouraged and invited to pay tribute as this may be the last time these veterans' names are spoken,” said Tammy Sullenger, county veterans coordinator.
Last modified: November 29. 2012 10:44PM