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Wreaths Across America Truck Convoy: Thursday, December 15th, 2016

Date Posted: Monday, December 5th, 2016
Categories:  Commission of Veterans Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

When/Where: Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm. Location: Smyrna Rest Area-Pavilion 1, 5500 North DuPont Highway, Smyrna, DE  19977.

The Wreaths Across America convoy will stop in Delaware as they proceed on their journey to Arlington National Cemetery. This is the first time Delaware Vietnam Veterans of America Gold Star Program and representatives of Delaware Law Enforcement Community have joined forces to host a brief service of honor and remembrance.

The service will include a host of memorial themed activities to include the playing of the National Anthem, TAPS and Amazing Grace by the Delaware State Police Pipes and Drums Corps. Junior ROTC members will escort Gold Star Families to reserved seating.

Call Judy Campbell at 302-593-5991, for more information. www.delawarevva.com

“A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” -Joseph Campbell

 

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