Wall of Remembrance Announces Memorial Events

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Vietnam Moving Wall in Evansville

The Vietnam Moving Wall comes to Evansville.

It will be at the West Side Library from September 2-6. Below is a list of scheduled events.

Thursday
Opening Ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m.
Welcome – Jerry Blake (President, Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6)
Posting of colors – VFW Post 1114
National Anthem – North High School Concert Choir
Pledge of Allegiance
Invocation – Steve Kroeger (Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6)
Keynote Speaker – Congressman Larry Bucshon
Missing Man Table Presentation – Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6
Laying of Wreaths – Public

Friday
School Field Trips To Wall at 9:00 a.m.
Evening Ceremony begins at 6:30 p.m.
Welcome – Jerry Blake (President, Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6)
Missing Man Table Presentation – Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6
Laying of Wreaths – Public

Saturday
Candlelight Vigil Ceremony Honoring All Wars
Ceremony Begins at 6:30 p.m.
Welcome – Jerry Blake (President, Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6)
National Anthem – United States Air Force Band
Pledge of Allegiance
Guest Speaker – Senator James Tomes (State District 49)
Amazing Grace – United States Air Force Band
Missing Man Table Presentation – Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6
Candlelight Vigil Ceremony – Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6
Laying of Wreaths – Public
Taps – United States Air Force Band

Sunday
Ceremony Is Dedicated to Our First Responders (Police, Sherriff & Fire Department’s & EMS)
Ceremony Begins at 2:30 p.m.
Welcome – Jerry Blake (President, Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6)
National Anthem – Joshua Morgan
Pledge of Allegiance
Invocation – Ralph Wilkison (Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6)
Guest Speaker – Wendy McNamara (IN State Rep. House District 76)
Guest Speaker – Sergeant Greg Motz (Evansville Police Department)
Amazing Grace – Evansville Fire Department Bag Pipes
Lords Prayer – Joshua Morgan
21 gun Salute – VFW 1114 Honor Guard
Taps – Jim Cockrell (Rolling Thunder® Indiana Chapter 6)

The Walls close at 6:00 p.m. Sunday evening.

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