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Northport VA Medical Center

Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall Visit Schedule

Come to remember and honor those who served and sacrificed.

Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall

Dignity Memorial

Vietnam Wall

at the Northport VA Medical Center

79 Middleville Road, Northport, NY

 

Open 24hrs: October 28 through 30, 2011

October 28 Opening Ceremony at 6pm

Heralding the Wall by Northport Pipe and Drum Band

Keynote Speaker: Major General A. Kropp

Gold Star Mothers’ POW/MIA Remembrance

Performance by the Northport H.S. Tour Choir

(candlelight service @ 8pm)

October 29 Ceremonies

10am – Keynote Speaker: Paul Kelly, Huntington VFW, Women on the Wall by Suffolk Treasurer
Angie Carpenter, Civil Air Patrol, Sea Cadets, and Boys/Girls Scouts Color Guards

12 noon - Garden Stone Blessing: Msgr. C. Fink, “Bury Me With Soldiers” author and Vietnam Veteran Reflection by Justice John Toomey of Suffolk Vets Court

- U.S. Army flyover -

5pm – Tributes by Anita’s School of Dance and Theater Arts

and Northport H.S. Multi-Colored Tights

6pm - Speakers: Huntington Supervisor Frank Petrone,
VA Undersecretary for Memorial Affairs Steve L. Muro, Congressman Tim Bishop
Performance by the Coast Guard Auxiliary Band, Flotilla 22-7
(candlelight service @ 8pm)

October 30 Ceremonies

10am – Ecumenical Prayer Service with Northport H.S. Tour Choir

1pm – Northport Chorale Tribute

3pm – Closing Ceremony with Congressman Steve Israel, Women on the Wall by former
Center for Women Veterans Director Joan Furey, Anita’s School of Dance and Theater Arts, and “Goodnight Saigon” performed by Big Shot’s Mike Delgiudice