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Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony

May 27, 2024

11 am - 12 pm


The Atascadero Veterans Memorial Foundation will be hosting the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Faces of Freedom Memorial on Monday, May 27, 2024. 


The ceremony will begin at 11 am and is expected to last about an hour.  The ceremony will include a flyover by Estrella Warbirds, and the presentation of colors through a Welcome Home Military Heroes flag line, accompanied by the Central Coast Pipes & Drums.  This year's guest speaker will be Retired Gunnery Sergeant Todd Fredricks (US Marine Corps) and the Atascadero High School Choir will sing the National Anthem.  The wreath will be laid this year in honor of Robert "Bob" Wilkins and TAPS will be played by Dr. Castellanos. 


Veterans organizations will have informational materials available, and the Kiwanis will host a BBQ after the ceremony.


The Faces of Freedom Memorial is located at the corner of HWY 41/Morro Road and Portola.

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