VFW Post 1040 to Host Memorial Day Observance

On Monday, May 27th, VFW Post 1040 will host a Memorial Day observance at Lynnwood Veterans Park at 11 a.m.

The program will be as follows:

  • Bagpipe selections “Green Hills” and “Battles Ore” – Northwest Jr. Pipe Band
  • Welcome – Lynnwood City Council President Loren Simmonds
  • Flag Salute / Pledge of Allegiance – VFW Post 1040 Commander Martin Spani
  • Invocation – Lynnwood Councilman and VFW Post 1040 Past Chaplain George Janecke
  • Bagpipe selection “God Bless America” – VFW Post 1040 Piper Ray Colby
  • Flag Ceremony “The meaning of a Veteran’s casket flag” – BSA Troop 49
  • Song “Boots in Heaven” – Country Recording Artist Garret Lloyd King
  • Laying of Wreaths
    • American Legion Post 37: Bill Endicott, U.S. Army WWII Veteran
    • VFW Post 1040: Art Clemente, U.S. Marine Corps WWII Veteran
  • Song ” Where Does America Find Such Men” – Garret Lloyd King
  • Bagpipe selection “Amazing Grace” – Northwest Jr. Pipe Band
  • Rifle Salute – VFW Post 1040 Honor Guard
  • Echo Taps
    • VFW Post 1040 Bugler – Glenn Ledbetter
    • Woodinville High School Sr. Bands Lead Trumpeter – Josiah Chupik
  • Song “God Bless the USA” – Garret Lloyd King

Please take a few moments to tour, pause, reflect, and enjoy Veterans Park.

VFW Post 1040 gratefully acknowledges the Boy Scouts of America Lynnwood Troop 49 for their assistance in placing the flags throughout the park and distributing programs.

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