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IVH to celebrate Memorial Day

May 21, 2013

Command Sergeant Major Rachel L. Fails is the keynote speaker at Iowa Veterans Home Memorial Day program on May 27. The IVH will honor veterans at its annual Memorial Day program beginning at 10:30 a.m. May 27 in the Malloy LRC. The ceremony will consist of an indoor ceremony and a laying of the wreath by an IVH resident. Commandant David G. Worley will serve as the master of ceremonies. Kim Anderson, Kyle Fleming and the Marshalltown Men's Chorus Choir will provide special music. IVH Chaplain Angela Doty will give the invocation and benediction. The local Boy Scout Troop #308 will participate in the program as color guard for both the indoor ceremony and the laying of the wreath. Boy Scouts of America Troop #308 will be responsible for placing U.S. Flags on the graves at the Iowa Veterans Home Cemetery. The U.S. Marines will provide the 21 Salute firing detail and Eli Zoske will perform taps.



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