Video Memorial Day Event
Guest Speaker Army Veteran Major Joe Gatlin
Joe R. Gatlin, Founder and Vice President of the San Pedro/Wilmington chapter of the NAACP
“ Honoring Our Heroes “ Full ceremonial program, featuring our local dignitaries and guests,
TAPS by the VFW 2967 Wilmington, CA. Reading of Logan’s Order, Honoring our Civil War Veterans interned at the Wilmington Cemetery, by volunteers as Union Zouave soldiers from the Drum Barracks Wilmington, CA, POW MIA Wreath Presentation, and 21 Gun Salute.
Tour the Historic Cemetery and find those interned by markers created by the children of The Boys and Girls Club of Los Angeles Harbor.
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Preparation for the Event Grady Dalton Eagle Scouts Troop 234 San Pedro Sonia Espinosa Boys and Girls Club of Los Angeles Harbor
Some child (future artist) pasted this on the banner by the Wilmington Cemetery, too cute not to share, This is what Memorial Day is all about. Appreciating the past, preserving for the present, sharing with the future.