Memorial Day Ceremony

May 27, 2016

 

 

Friends of Yellowstone National Veterans Cemetery Board

and United Veterans Council

Memorial Day Ceremony

May 30, 2016

12:00 pm

Yellowstone National Cemetery

55 Buffalo Trail Road, Laurel, MT

 

 

All Unit Procession

Eugene Sara Detachment Marine Corps League followed by

Billings Caledonian Pipes and Drums

 

National Anthem

Austin Amestoy, Laurel High School

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Richard A. Klose, Sr. –United Veterans Council

 

Opening Prayer

Sue Davidson – Chaplain, DAV Chapter 10

 

Welcome & Introductions

Richard A. Klose, Sr. –United Veterans Council

Federal, State and Local Dignitaries

Tribal Chairmen of Crow Nation and Northern Cheyenne Tribe

Noel Baumann – Yellowstone National Cemetery Manager

 

Speaker and Introductions

Commissioner Bill Kennedy & Chair of

Friends of Yellowstone National Veterans Cemetery Board

 

Speaker

Representative Ryan Zinke

 

Keynote Speaker

Major General Matthew Quinn, Montana National Guard

 

Introductions of Congressional Staff and Letters From

Senator Jon Tester and Senator Steve Daines

 

Placing of Wreath

at the Base of the U.S. Flag

Sylvia Machler American Legion Post #117

 

Volley Salute

Laurel American Legion Post # 123

 

Taps

Burt Gigoux - Marine Corps League

 

Invitation to Receive 50th Anniversary of

Vietnam Veteran Pins

           

 Closing Prayer

Skip Venard – Chaplain, American Legion Post #117

 

Parking will be in the Laurel High School parking lot, 203 East 8th St. in Laurel.  Shuttles will be provided to transport you to and from the cemetery. 

 

 

Sound System – Ken Gomer

 

 

 

THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING THIS MEMORIAL DAY EVENT

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