Missoula’s Eleven Memorial Day Services
Missoula is one of the most involved communities in America in terms of Memorial Day observations. Our thanks to United Veteran's Council of Missoula and Ravalli Counties for providing a schedule of events. Hopefully a number of these appeal to you on Monday:
10:00am-10:30am---Caras Park Memorial Day Service. Wreath toss into Clark Fork River by Missoula County Fire Department Rescue Boat Crew. Honor and color guards. 21-gun salute.
11:00am-11:30am---Missoula County Courthouse ceremony. Keynote speaker U.S. National Guard Capt. Aaron Flint. Wreath placement on WWI doughboy statue.
12:00pm---Fort Missoula Military Cemetery. Honor and color guards. Wreath placement.
12:30pm-1:00pm---Western Montana State Veteran's Cemetery. Keynote speakers U.S. Senator Steve Daines and U.S. Army Lt. Col. Joe Yakawich, Ret.
1:15pm-2:00pm---Sunset Memorial. Honor and color guards. Wreath placement. New flag dedication. 21-gun salute.
2:15pm-3:00pm---Missoula City Cemetery Veteran Memorial, St. Mary's Annex statue, St. Mary's Cemetery Veteran Memorial. Honor and color guards. Wreath placements at monuments. Single-gun salutes.
3:15pm-4:15pm---Rose Memorial Garden Park/Two Services. Wreath placements at Korean and Vietnam Memorials. Keynote speaker Vietnam veteran Wey Symmes.
5:00pm-5:30pm---University of Montana Iraq/Afghanistan Fallen Soldier Memorial. Honor and color guards. Wreath placement. 21-gun salute.
If you have any questions, please contact my good friend Susan Reneau at (406)-251-5116 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
And may this be a meaningful Memorial Day for you. DB