The Metropolis of Duncanville will as soon as once more maintain their particular Memorial Day commemoration ceremony on Could 31. The Memorial Day program was cancelled final yr because of Covid-19 restrictions. Memorial Day is a U.S. federal vacation noticed on the final Monday in Could, honoring all People who died whereas serving in navy. This system will probably be held from 10-11 a.m. at 101 North Main Street in Duncanville.
The City of Duncanville, in partnership with American Legion Publish 81 and Veterans of International Wars Publish 7843, invitations everybody to be part of the Memorial Day Ceremony. This system begins at 10 a.m. Could 31 in Memorial Park. Street closures on the Santa Fe/Most important Avenue slip will start at 8 a.m., and Most important Avenue will probably be closed at 9 a.m.
Memorial Day Program
The Ceremonial Reducing of the Flag happens at 10 a.m., performed by members of VFW Publish 7843. Posting of the Colours follows, performed by the Duncanville Police Colour Guard. Opening remarks will probably be made by Ricky L. Williams, Sr., Commander VFW Publish 7843. An invocation by Metropolis Councilman Place 1 Joe Veracruz will probably be adopted by the singing of the Nationwide Anthem by Jennifer Otey.
The Pledge of Allegiance to the flag is led by Troop 1 Pack 1 and Enterprise Crew 3 of Duncanville. Honoring the Department of Service Flags is led by Ricky L. Williams Sr. Commander VFW Publish 7843.
Kelvin Moffit, VFW Publish 7843, will focus on the that means behind the POW/MIA Memorabilia on show on the occasion. Michael Buchanan, U.S. Military Ret. OIF/OEF Fight Veteran, is the visitor speaker for the Memorial Day program.
Charles Taylor, Chaplain, VFW Publish 7843, will conduct the Roll Name Salute, with Duncanville HS students Anry Ramirez and Joshua Retiz taking part in TAPS. The closing prayer will probably be given by Councilman Veracruz, and shutting remarks will probably be made by VFW Publish 7843 Commander Williams.
Because of COVID-19, no reception will probably be held after the occasion. The Metropolis of Duncanville recommends social distancing and using face masks on the occasion.