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20th Annual Veterans Memorial Day Tribute

May 25, 2019

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This year marks the 20th year where military groups, veterans, Gold Star families and community members from across Colorado will gather to honor the service and sacrifice of fallen military heroes from wars past and present over Memorial Day weekend. For the first time, the Tribute will also recognize the service and sacrifice of 9/11 first responders.

The Veterans Memorial Day Tribute coordinates this special event to give family members, veterans and the community a way to remember, reflect and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The public is invited to attend this free ceremony on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. – noon in downtown Denver at POF Hall, 1340 Sherman St, Denver. All ages are welcome.

The two-hour Tribute includes:
Images and biographies of fallen heroes
Recognition of Gold Star Families – families whose military member died while in service.
Wreath Ceremony – veterans from past wars lay wreaths remembering the fallen from World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Gulf War and the War on Terror.
Reading of the Names – fallen hero names are read in conjunction with the US Navy Bell toll
Respectful stories – learn about fallen heroes
Military officials, groups, veterans and 9/11 first responder recognition
Musical ensemble with bagpipes, hand bells and singers

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