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For Immediate Release: November 6, 2013

City of Alexandria to Host 12th Annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony at the Captain Rocky Versace Plaza

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” will host the 12th Annual Veterans’ Day Ceremony on Monday, November, 11 at 1 p.m. at the Mt. Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave. This year’s featured speaker is Brigadier Gen, Jack Nicholson, US Army, retired, who is the former Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission. The one-hour ceremony includes:

  • The reading the names of Alexandria’s 67 Vietnam War Fallen Heroes
  • Recognition of all U.S. Military Veterans
  • Reading of the Captain Versace Medal of Honor Citation
  • Reading the tribute to Captain Versace written by his fellow POW, 1st Lt. James "Nick" Rowe
  • Wreath laying
  • The sounding of "Taps" and the singing of “God Bless America”

For additional information, visit http://www.virginia.org/Listings/EventsAndExhibits/VeteransDayCeremonyAlexandria or email FoRV59@gmail.com .  

1108 Jefferson St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4343
Fax: 703.838.6344
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James B. Spengler
Director
703.746.5500
james.spengler@alexandriava.gov