Friday, November 9, 2012

Rockville and Bethesda Honor Our Veterans

Rockville's Mayor and Council will lead a tribute to the men and women who have served in the nation's armed forces on Sunday, November 11, 11am, at Rockville's Veterans Park (located at the intersection of Rockville Pike and Veirs Mill Road).  Mike Marceau, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam, and Vice President of the DC Chapter of Veterans for Peace, will be the featured speaker.  American Legion Post 86 will lead the wreath-laying ceremony and the Post's Honor Guard will lead the 21-gun salute.

Bethesda will honor those who have served in our nation's armed forces at a ceremony on Monday, November 12, 10:45am at Bethesda's Veterans Park. (corner of Woodmont and Norfolk Avenues).   The guest speaker will be Colonel Ramona Fiorey, United States Army, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.   The Walter Reed National Military Medical Center honor guard will present the colors.  The annual event is organized by the Bethesda Kiwanis Club.