Fallen service members honored, remembered at Commonwealth’s 67th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony
230529-Z-DO111-003.JPG Photo By: A.J. Coyne

Richmond, Virginia - The Commonwealth’s 67th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony celebrates, honors and remembers the men and women of the U.S. armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country May 29, 2023, at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, Virginia. Maj. Gen. Timothy P. Williams, the Adjutant General of Virginia, delivered remarks and laid a wreath at the Shrine of Memory honoring Virginia National Guard Soldiers and Airmen along with Command Chief Master Sergeant Kelly B. Reich, VNG Senior Enlisted Leader. Virginia Army National Guard Spc. Timothy Edgerton led the Pledge of Allegiance. The Troutville-based 29th Infantry Division Band provided ceremonial music for the event. Members of the Virginia Defense Force volunteered their time to assist with access control for the ceremony. Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin was the keynote speaker and also laid the Commonwealth of Virginia Wreath with Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs Craig Crenshaw. (U.S. National Guard photo by A.J. Coyne)


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