Media Advisory - JROTC Programs to Participate in Rescheduled Memorial Day Observance Ceremony
The JROTC Color Guards from Mandarin, Raines and Terry Parker high schools will join Mayor Alvin Brown, Congressman Andrew Crenshaw, Rear Admiral Jack Scorby and other state, city and military leaders at Jacksonville's Memorial Day observance ceremony. The ceremony will honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the United States.
The observance, coordinated by the city's Military Affairs, Veterans and Disabled Services Department, is free and open to the public. It will feature keynote remarks by Rear Admiral Scorby followed by the presentation of wreaths to the families of the three service members who are being added to the Memorial Wall. The ceremony will conclude with a 21-rifle salute and "Taps."
The Navy Band Southeast and Jacksonville Pipes and Drums will perform patriotic tributes during the ceremony.
Free parking is available in the west lots of EverBank Stadium.
Saturday, June 9, 2012
8:30 a.m. - Pre-ceremony
9 a.m. - Ceremony
Veterans Memorial Wall, 1145 E. Adams St., Jacksonville, FL 32202
Between EverBank Stadium and the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
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