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Posted on: March 22, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Ceremony to be held in Harrisburg March 29th

You are cordially invited to attend Pennsylvania's Vietnam Veterans Commemoration Ceremony
Pennsylvania State Capitol Building Rotunda, Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 11:00AM


1. Welcome and Opening Remarks: Master of Ceremonies, BG Jerry G. Beck

2. Invocation: Chaplain Peter J. Lawson

3. Presentation of the Colors VVA Chapter 542

4. National Anthem: PA Air Guard

5. Recognition of Distinguished Guests Master of Ceremonies, BG Jerry G. Beck

6. Video Presentation Master of Ceremonies, BG Jerry G. Beck

7. Pennsylvania Resolution: Senator Vulakovich

8. Remarks Rep Barrar,

9. Field Cross Ceremony: VVA Chapter 542

10. Recognition of Honored Veterans BG (R) Jerry G. Beck,

COL Mark Schindler

Col Cason

11. Faces Never Forgotten Master of Ceremonies, BG Jerry G. Beck

12. Closing Remarks: Master of Ceremonies, BG Jerry G. Beck

13. Retire the Colors VVA Chapter 542

14. Benediction: Chaplain Peter J. Lawson

Distinguished Guests

COL Mark Schindler, Chief of Staff, PA National Guard
Col Benjamin Cason, Commander, 193rd SOW
Marsha Four, National Vice President, Vietnam Veterans of America
Senator Randy Vulakovich, 38th District, Chair VA&EP Committee
Representative Stephen Barrar, 160th legislative District, Chair VA&EP Committee
SSG Tom Haberkorn, President, PAState Council for Vietnam Veterans of America and his wife “Linda”

Honored Veterans

Senator Bob Mensch, USA, 1966-1972
Senator Donald White, USA, 1973-1975
Senator Gene Yaw, USA, 1963-1967
Representative Stephen Barrar, USN, 1973-1975
Representative Gene Digirolamo, USAR, 1970-1976
Representative Ron Marsico, USAR, 1967-1973
Representative John Payne, USA/PAARNG, 1970-1976
Representative Harry Readshaw, USMC, 1965-1971

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