Memorial Day Services: May 28th & May 30th

Date Posted: Friday, May 13th, 2016
Categories:  Commission of Veterans Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

When/Where: Saturday, May 28th, 2016 @ 10:30AM  Parade Field Grounds of the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake CityRoad, Bear, DE 19701.

When/Where: Monday, May 30th, 2016 @ 10:30AM   War Memorial Plaza, Delaware Memorial Bridge, New Castle, DE 19721.

 There are countless quotes and statements that display the gratitude many have for our service members who paid the ultimate price for our freedom. Please join the Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs when we show our appreciation to all the men and women who have sacrificed the most. We would like to extend this invitation to our fellow Delawareans and our neighboring states in paying tribute to all our deceased veterans on this most solemn day. The service held on May 28th will be hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars -VFW. The next service held on May 30th will be hosted by the Korean War Veterans Association -KWVA.

“137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observes. The spirit of this day has not changed- it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.” –Doc Hastings

“And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.” –Lee Greenwood


“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.

“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” -John F. Kennedy


 “Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. American will never forget their sacrifices.” –President Harry S. Truman





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