The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2221 and Auxiliary American Legion Husted-Pendleton Post 14 and Auxiliary will host and sponsor a number of Memorial Day ceremonies this weekend and Memorial Day.

Memorial Day weekend activities will begin on Saturday, May 27 at 8 a.m. at the Greenhill Cemetery, where participants will be placing flags on military grave stones. Lunch will be provided for those who help to put out flags.

On Sunday, May 28, observances will begin with breakfast at the VFW, at 2142 East Garfield Street, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Here is the complete schedule for Monday, May 29:

HARMONY GARDENS                                                          8:00 AM (Hwy 230)

Flag Raising……………….Marine Corp League, Detachment 777 Laramie

Invocation…………………Vanessa Stuart

Rifle Salute………………..Honor Guard

Taps……………………….Honor Guard

LARAMIE RIVER BRIDGE                                                     8:30 AM (West Garfield)

Naval Remembrance Service………….Ed Hamill

Memorial Wreath………………………Denise Welker

Rifle Salute……………………………..Honor Guard

Taps…………………………………….Honor guard

VETERANS FLAG POLE MEMORIAL                                   9:00 AM (County Courthouse)

Flag Raising……………………………Marine Corps League, Detachment 777 Laramie

Invocation……………………………..Monique Barrow, VFW Post 2221 Chaplain

Rifle Salute…………………………….Honor Guard

Taps……………………………………Honor Guard

GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC MONUMENT              10:00 AM (Greenhill Cemetery)

Master of Ceremonies…………………..Lee Killian

Commander of Troops…………………Tod Miller

Flag Raising…………………………….Marine Corp League, Detachment 777 Laramie

National Anthem………………………………………………………………………….

Invocation……………………………….Monique Barrow

Posting of Logan’s General Order #11…Vanessa Stuart, Am. Legion Post 14 Chaplain

Memorial Day Address………………..Rex Rees, VFW Post 2221

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address…………Jonathan Storey, Am. Legion Post 14

Roll Call of Departed Comrades……….Lee Killian

In Flanders Fields……………………….Denise Welker

Placing of Memorial Wreaths…………Veteran’s Organizations and Public Servants

Rifle Salute………………………..……Honor Guard

Taps……………………………….……Honor Guard

 

The VFW and the Auxiliary will host lunch from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the VFW, for all ceremony participants and veterans.