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Memorial Day Ceremony - Alexandria

  • 05/30/2011
  • 11:00 AM
  • Alexandria, VA

The “Friends of Rocky Versace” invite Rangers in the Alexandria, VA area to a Memorial Day Ceremony to honor the five Army Rangers and 62 other men whose names are on the CPT Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial.  The Rangers are: CPT Rocky Versace (Medal of Honor, Ranger Hall of Fame), CPT Robert Walters, CPT Frank Meszar, CPT Henry Spengler and SGT Michael Thomas (N-75 Ranger (LRRP), 173rd Airborne Brigade).

The Ceremony will include reading the names of the 67 Alexandria Vietnam War Fallen Heroes, a wreath-laying, the sounding of “Taps,” reading a tribute to Rocky Versace written by his fellow POW, James “Nick” Rowe (Five Years to Freedom), reading CPT Versace’s Medal of Honor Citation and singing “God Bless America.”  On display will be CPT Versace’s Medal of Honor and Ranger Hall of Fame Medallion.

Monday, 30 May 2011 (Memorial Day) at 11:00am

Captain Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial

Mt Vernon Recreation Center

2701 Commonwealth Avenue

Alexandria, VA  22305

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Memorial Day Ceremony - Alexandria

Captain Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial

 

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