Memorial Day Ceremony - Versace Plaza/Memorial in Alexandria, VA

CPT Versace Statue-Rocky Versace Plaza & Memorial
Our National Anthem - Veterans' Day 2011
Wreath-laying; Veterans' Day 2011
Capt Rocky Versace's USMA 1959 salute during the sounding of 'Taps'
Some attendees, 2012 Memorial Day Ceremony
Versace Plaza, Memorial Day Ceremony 2012
Bugler sounds 'Taps'
USMA Class of 1959 representatives at 2013 Memorial Day Ceremony
CPT Rocky Versace
CPT Versace Statue-Rocky Versace Plaza & Memorial
Venue
CPT Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans' Memorial
Address
2701 Commonwealth Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305
Region Northern Virginia
Locality Alexandria City
Date(s)/Time:
Monday, May 25, 2015 (11:00 AM)
Phone: (703) 746-5556
FoRV Work: (703) 696-4593
Email FoRV59@gmail.com
Website alexandriava.gov/RecreationCenters
Pictures of Versace Plaza www.visitalexandriava.com/listings/Captain-Rocky-Versace-Plaza-and-Vietnam-Veterans-Memorial/2793

Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 AM on Monday, 25 May 2015;at the Captain Rocky Versace Plaza in Alexandria. The "Friends of Rocky Versace" (Capt. HR Versace, USMA 1959, posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient and Ranger Hall of Fame Inductee) will host a program to honor both the 67 Alexandrians who were KIA/MIA during the Vietnam War and all our nation's Fallen Military Heroes. The Program will include: (1) reading the names of Alexandria's 67 Vietnam War Fallen Heroes; (2) reading the Capt Versace Medal of Honor Citation; (3) reading the Tribute to Capt Versace written by his fellow PoW, 1Lt James "Nick" Rowe; (4) Wreath laying; and (5) the playing of "Taps"; Observance will be outdoors at the Mt Vernon Recreation Center in the city of Alexandria.




Last Updated: 4/28/2015 1:17 PM
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