Chapter 969 Joins Memorial Day Ceremony

American FlagVietnam Veterans of America Virginia Beach Chapter 969 joined Mayor Bobby Dyer and the Mayor’s Veterans Committee in hosting Virginia Beach, Va.’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony yesterday. The annual event is held to honor and pay tribute to the men and women of the armed forces who gave “their all.”

The Virginia Beach Police Department’s Honor Guard Unit Rifle Team furnished a 21-gun salute to open the ceremonies, and the United States Air Force Heritage Brass played the national anthem. Mayor Dyer — a Vietnam veteran and the first veteran ever elected as mayor in Virginia Beach — provided the keynote address.

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