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Memorial Day: A Service of Remembrance

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Pacific Northwest Naval Air Museum and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7392 will remember Memorial Day this year with the sixth annual Service of Remembrance. The ceremony at Oak Harbor’s Maple Leaf Cemetery, 1961 NE 16th Ave, begins promptly at 10 am, with doors at 9 am. All community members are welcome to join us in person for our traditional and reverent Service of Remembrance, or online for our live broadcast on the Oak Harbor Memorial Day YouTube Channel. Keynote speaker Captain Eric Hanks, Commanding Officer, NAS Whidbey Island; Colors will be presented by OHHS NJROTC, ORION Sea Cadets, and Sons of the American Revolution with Patriot Guard Riders at attention. Live music by local artists and the Scottish American Military Society. A traditional VFW, Legion, and Fleet wreath-laying ceremony is included. The ceremony is scheduled to conclude with the NAS Whidbey Island Search and Rescue flyover. Annually, more than 450 people attend the ceremony at Maple Leaf in person. When parking, please look for lot attendants and plan on walking to the event space. Golf cart escorts will be available to those who need assistance getting to the site.

Schedule of Events

  • 10:00 am | Maple Leaf Cemetery – Oak Harbor
  •  1:00  pm | Sunnyside Cemetery – Coupeville
  •  2:00  pm | VFW 7392 Open House – Oak Harbor

Details

Date:
May 27
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Website:
https://ohlions.org/memorialday/

Venue

Maple Leaf Cemetery
1961 NE 16th Ave.
Oak Harbor, WA 98277 United States
Phone
(360) 679-3366
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