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WW II Veteran Milton Till Honors & Flagpole Dedication Ceremony

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Washington Soldiers Home Cemetery

Orting Kapowsin Highway East

Graham, WA 98338

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You won't want to miss this! Everyone is invited to join us in honoring WW II Veteran Milton Till for his over 5 decades of service to our State's Veterans, as well as for his leadership and generosity in getting a new 35 ft flagpole for our WA Soldiers Home Cemetery, which will be dedicated in his honor on Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at 10am sharp. PLEASE PARK AT THE WA SOLDIERS HOME and get there early. Free shuttle service will be provided from the WA Soldiers Home to the Cemetery starting at 8:30am. More details to come.

This is the tentative itinerary for the upcoming WW II Veteran Milton TIll Honors & Flagpole Dedication Ceremony at the WA Soldiers Home Cemetery on Saturday, May 18, 2019:
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM
Posting of the Colors
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM
"The Star Spangled Banner," performed by the Orting High School Choir
10:10 AM - 10:15 AM
Opening Prayer by the WA Soldiers Home Chaplain
10:15 AM - 10:20 AM
"Amazing Grace," performed by the Orting High School Choir
10:20 AM - 10:25 AM
Opening Remarks by WA Soldiers Home Superintendent, Robert Pence
10:25 AM - 10:35 AM
Presentation of honors to WW II Veteran Milton Till by WDVA Chief, Alfie Alvarado
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM
Presentation and raising of US Flag and WA State Flags by the DAR and "Reveille" played by bugler.
10:45 AM - 10:50 AM
"You're A Grand Old Flag" performed by the Orting High School Choir
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM
Keynote speaker, TBD
11:00 AM - 11:05 AM
"I'm Proud To Be An American" performed by the Orting High School Choir
11:05 AM - 11:10 AM
Closing Remarks by Orting Mayor Joshua Penner
11:10 AM - 11:15 AM
"America The Beautiful" performed by the Orting High School Choir
11:15 AM - 11:25 AM
Retiring of the Colors, end of official ceremony

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Graham, WA 98338

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