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Darien Memorial Day Ceremony

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Darien Memorial Day Ceremony

Darien Community Park, Peace Memorial

In Memory of the Men and Women

Who Served in Korea during the

Forgotten War 60 Years Ago

And of All Who Served

And Now Rest In Peace

Arrangements by Memorial VFW Post 2838, Darien, IL

Opening Remarks

Commander, Ed Oldis

Pledge of Allegiance & National Anthem

Pledge: Boy Scout from Troop 97

Anthem: Hinsdale South High School Band

Patrick Maag, Director

Guest Speakers

Kathleen Weaver, Mayor, City of Darien

Brian Waterman, Principal, Hinsdale South H.S.

Korean War 60 Years Ago

1951 events from Memorial Day to Veterans Day

Adjutant, Terry Abma

Tribute to the Fallen

Reading of Names of Illinois Soldiers Killed in Iraq and Afghanistan since Last Memorial Day

Musical Tribute

Hinsdale South High School Band

Ceremonial Tribute by Officers

Commander, Ed Oldis,

Darien, VFW Post 2838

Salute to our Honored Dead

Rifle Squad: VFW Post 2838

Echo Taps

Bugler: Ashley Porter

Echo: William Dawes, Eagle Scout, Troop 97

Closing Comments

Commander, Ed Oldis

Dismissal

John Phillips Sousa medley by the Hinsdale South High School Band

 

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