BRIDGEVILLE (KDKA) — The National Cemetery of the Alleghenies observed this Veterans Day with a special ceremony in honor and remembrance of all former and current military members.
The ceremony began at 11 a.m., featuring speakers, music, a wreath laying and other ceremonial observances.READ MORE: Local Organizations To Receive Funding For Violence Intervention Programs
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This year’s keynote speaker was VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System Director Donald Koenig.READ MORE: Glassport Awarded $50,000 In State Grants For ATV Park Project
In addition, the Canon-McMillan High School Band performed.
Ceremonial taps and a rifle salute honored those who have served, and two ceremonial wreaths were laid to honor veterans and POW/MIAs.
The Department of Veterans Affairs and the cemetery hosted the event.MORE NEWS: First Responders, Residents And Pets Brace For Frigid Weather
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