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Memorial Day Ceremony – May 27

May 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at Carol Stream’s Town Center for the annual Memorial Day Ceremony, hosted by Carol Stream VFW Post 10396.
Ceremony beings at 11am.
Address – 960 N. Gary Ave, Carol Stream


Welcome – Rich Hildenbrand, Commander of Carol Stream VFW Post 10396

National Anthem – Please remove your caps.

Armed Forces Medley – At this time we invite veterans to stand and come forward when your branch of service is played.

Prayer – Post Chaplain, Roland Johnson.

Read General Order

Adjunct, Mike Johns

VFW Wreath Presentation – Gold Star Families

Introduction of Speaker – Laurie Emmer, Past IL State VFW Commander

Musical Interlude – Proud to be an American

Rifle Salute – Riflemen: Lou Lingwai, Jim Plumb, Tom McNeil

Taps – Performed by Bill Mertz

Bag Pipes – Amazing Grace performed by Dan McNeil

Final Comments and Dismissal


May 27
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


Carol Stream Town Center
Gary Ave & Lies Rd
Carol Stream, IL
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