Veterans Day at the World War II Memorial, Friday, November 11, 2016

Ceremonies are always moving experiences.  I’ve been fortunate to volunteer at several in recent years, and the Veterans I am fortunate to meet stick with me forever.  I initially thought I wouldn’t be able to make this year’s Veterans Day ceremony, because I was supposed to be traveling for work.  I still have my job, but the trip was canceled.  A bit of a bummer, but I was definitely excited I was able to participate in the National Park Service/Friends of the National World War II Memorial joint ceremony.  As in the past, I was selected to escort a Veteran during the wreath-laying.

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