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100 East Street, Auburn, California 95603

Richard W. Townsend Post 84

 

 

 

Memorial Day Ceremony

 

 Auburn area veterans observe Memorial Day Monday, May 30, 2016 beginning at 9 AM at the War Memorial in the New Auburn Cemetery.  There will be brief remarks by dignitaries, a fly-over, dove release, wreath-placement, 3-volley rifle salute and TAPS.

 

Immediately following, brief ceremonies are held at the Old Auburn Cemetery, Newcastle Cemetery and the Maidu Indian Cemetery.

 

We take this opportunity to honor those who have given their all in defense of our country.  And, we recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by their families.

 

 

Veterans, assisted by local Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and other volunteers place American flags at all veterans’ graves in the Auburn cemeteries.

 

Members of all veterans organizations in Auburn join forces to commemorate this day of remembrance.

 

Pictures of the ceremony are on the Next Page

 

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