VFW Post 1040 to host Veterans Day Ceremony

Veterans Day @ 11 AM, November 11, 2012

Lynnwood Veterans Park Ceremony

44th Av W & Veterans Way (194 street SW)

  • Bagpipe Selections – NW Junior Pipe Band, Kevin Auld, Director
  • Welcome: City of Lynnwood – City Council President Loren Simmonds
  • Invocation: John Beam, Past VFW State Commander, US Navy Veteran
  • Pledge of Allegiance:-Martin Spani -VFW Post 1040 Commander, US Marine Corps Veteran
  • “God Bless America” – VFW Piper – Ray Colby, US Navy Veteran
  • Wreath Presentation: American Legion 37 – Richard Larsen – WWII -US Navy Veteran
    • Escorted by: AL 37 Commander Bryant Vreeland – US Marine Corps Veteran
    • VFW 1040 – Art Clemente –WWII – US Marine Corps Veteran
    • Escorted by: VFW Post 1040 John Beam- US Navy Veteran
  • Honor Flight Speaker – Brian Seguin-US Army Veteran – Honor Flight Coordinator
  • Guest Speaker: – Michael Reagan- US Marine Corps Veteran – Fallen Heroes Project
  • Bagpipes: – Amazing Grace – NW Junior Pipe band
  • Hand Salute: – All Veterans & Military Personnel
  • Rifle volley salute: – VFW Post 1040 Honor Guard
  • TAPS: – VFW Post 1040 Bugler – Glenn Ledbetter – US Navy Veteran
    • Echo Bugler – Richard Haydis
  • Conclusion: – VFW Post 1040 Commander Martin Spani
** Special Thanks to Cub Scouts from BSA Pack 331 for placing of flags in Veterans Park and handing out to day’s programs.
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