Dec. 05, 2019

WHAT: Rep. Stephen Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), majority chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, in conjunction with the central Pennsylvania chapters of Gold Star Mothers of America and Blue Star Mothers of America, and Wreaths Across America, will hold an event at the state Capitol in honor of U.S. military veterans and active duty personnel. The event is held annually, just prior to holiday wreath-laying activities at military cemeteries across the country. It aims to remember, honor and teach each generation of Americans about the duty and sacrifices of the men and women who serve and have served in our nation’s military.

WHO: Barrar will be joined by state Sen. Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York), chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee; and Brig. Gen. Michael Regan, the keynote speaker. Gold Star Mothers and Blue Star Mothers will also participate and place wreaths on behalf of each branch of the U.S. military. All branches will be represented.

WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 10, 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: Pennsylvania Capitol Rotunda