USAG NEWS RELEASE: Army hosting Memorial Day Remembrance at Schofield

Posted on May 24, 2016 in Latest News

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (May 24, 2016) – The Army will hold an intimate Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at the Post Cemetery, here, Monday at 10 a.m.

The public is invited to join in honoring Army veterans and members of our sister services who gave their lives in service of our country. Maj. Gen. Charles A. Flynn, commander, 25th Infantry Division and U.S. Army Hawaii, will be the speaker for this event. Representatives from the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars will also participate, placing wreaths to honor fallen comrades.

Visitors who do not possess a military ID should enter Schofield through Lyman Gate on Kunia Road, where they will be subject to an installation security background check. All vehicle occupants 16 years of age and older must present a valid state or government photo ID, and the vehicle driver must provide a current driver’s license, vehicle registration, proof of insurance and safety check.

For questions, please call (808) 656-3160 or 656-3159.

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Media Contacts:

Dennis Drake, 808-656-3154 / cell 808-226-2706

Stefanie Gutierrez, 808-656-3160

 

Media must be escorted while on Army installations in Hawaii. Interested

media should contact Army Public Affairs by 5 p.m., May 29, to coordinate

escort or request event images.

 

Resources: Images from the 2015 ceremony are available on Flickr:

https://flic.kr/s/aHskdekdaV