Barrar, Gold and Blue Star Mothers Recognize Military Sacrifices with Wreaths Across America Event
WHAT: Rep. Steve Barrar (R-Chester/Delaware), chairman of the House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee, will lead an event hosted by Gold and Blue Star Mothers to remember the fallen, prisoners of war and those missing in action. The ceremony will also honor those who are currently serving in the nation’s armed forces.

WHO: Barrar; members of the House and Senate; Gold Star Mothers; Blue Star Mothers; James L. Simmons of Pennsylvania Military Funeral Honors; Maj. Schaun Myers, Pennsylvania support chaplain of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard; Lt. Col. Sally Hannan, commander, U.S. Army Garrison, Carlisle Barracks; Maj. Gen. Tony Carrelli, adjutant general of the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs; Marine Corps Gunnery Sgt. Andres O’Neal; Navy Capt. Wade D. Turvold; Air Force Col. Michael Zick; Coast Guard Master Chief Jeffrey Dietzman; Army Sgt. Maj. Jamie Lethiecq; and Pennsylvania ANG Maj. Luis Mendoza.

WHEN: Monday, Dec. 11, at noon.

WHERE: Main Capitol Rotunda, Capitol Complex, Harrisburg.

Media contact: Alison Evans, 717.260.6206,
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