Memorial Day Ceremony

Annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Captain Rocky Versace Plaza and Vietnam Veterans Memorial located in front of the Mt. Vernon Recreation Center on Commonwealth Ave in the Del Ray section of Alexandria. Location is 2701 Commonwealth Ave, Zip 22305. Patriotic music sung. Names of Alexandria’s 68 Vietnam War Fallen Heroes read. Wreath laying at the statue of Vietnam War POW/MIA and Medal of Honor recipient Captain H.R. “Rocky” Versace. “Taps” sounded. Post Ceremony – Vietnam Era Veteran Pin presented to qualified U.S. military veterans as part of the Dept. of Defense 50-year Commemoration of the Vietnam War