Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs Annual Memorial Day Observances

DOVER – The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs welcomes veterans, their families and the public at large to join in two Memorial Day observances scheduled for the holiday weekend.

As in previous years, the Commission will host ceremonies on separate days at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Bear and at the foot of the Delaware Memorial Bridge, honoring those who lost their lives in the service of their nation.

What: DCVA Memorial Day Observances

Who: Gov. John Carney; Secretary of State Jeff Bullock; DCVA Commissioners; members of the Congressional Delegation; state legislators; local officials; Delaware veterans and their families

When/Where: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 27
Parade Field Grounds, Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear

When/Where: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 30
War Memorial Plaza, Delaware Memorial Bridge
163 Cherry Lane, New Castle


Contact: Larence Kirby, Executive Director
Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs
Department of State