Coast Guard Group Port Angeles to host Veterans Day ceremony

SEATTLE – Coast Guard Group Port Angeles, Wash., will host the Clallam County Veterans Association Annual Veterans Day Ceremony Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

The event is open to the public. The front gate at the end of Ediz Hook will open to the public at 9:30 a.m. Parking is limited and ride sharing is strongly recommended. The event will be held in the Coast Guard Group/Air Station hangar.

The ceremony will feature a special tribute to Korean War veterans. Performances will include the Port Angeles High School Band, The Olympic Peninsula Men’s Chorus, Grand Olympics Chorus of Sweet Adeline’s International and Mr. Don Alward on bagpipes. Ceremony participants also include the Coast Guard Group Port Angeles Color Guard and the Marine Corps League Honor Guard rendering a 21 Gun Salute. The High School Band will perform pre-ceremony music from 10-10:30 a.m. At the conclusion of the ceremony the Ladies of VFW Post 1024 Auxiliary will host a barbecue at the Veteran’s Building on 3rd and Francis St.

This is the thirteenth year that Coast Guard Group Port Angeles has been designated by the Department of Veterans Affairs as a Regional Veterans Day Observance Site.

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