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11th Annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony at the Captain Rocky Versace Plaza

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” will host the 11th Annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony on Monday, November, 12 at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave. The one-hour ceremony includes:

  • The reading the names of Alexandria’s 67 Vietnam War Fallen Heroes
  • Recognition of all U.S. Military Veterans
  • Reading of the Captain Versace Medal of Honor Citation
  • Reading the tribute to Captain Versace written by his fellow POW, 1st Lt. James "Nick" Rowe
  • Wreath laying
  • The sounding of "Taps" and the singing of “God Bless America”

For additional information, visit http://www.virginia.org/listings/eventsandexhibits/veteransdayobservance/ or email FoRV59@gmail.com.