9-11 Commemorative Ceremony Planned at Veterans Cemetery in Casper
The Natrona County United Veterans Council will conduct a commemorative ceremony honoring 9-11 in the Tom Walsh Chapel at the Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, September 11.
The master of ceremonies will be Chief Kenny King of the Casper Fire Department, the invocation and benediction will be given by Dave Mondle, chaplain for the Casper Fire Department; the National Anthem will be performed by Mersadis Barells, the Pledge of Allegiance will be led by Cecil V. Barnes, president of the Veterans Council.
Comments will be made by Deputy State Fire Marshall Mark Young (former chief of the Casper Fire Department). Young’s comments will be followed by Chief King and Chief Chris Walsh of the Casper Police Department honoring the fallen. They will read the names of all first responders across the nation that have fallen in the line of duty since the ceremony last year. There will be a rifle salute provided by the Natrona County High School JR. ROTC after which the Casper Fire Department Bagpipes will pipe the traditional “Amazing Grace.”
The public is strongly encouraged to attend and honor all who come to mind in remembrance of 9-11.