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Auburn’s Remembrance Ceremony to Honor the Memory of Those Lost in War

Remembrance Ceremony

Honoring the lasting memory of those who served in war and gave their lives for peace, the annual Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony and Lighting of the Flame will be held at Auburn’s Veterans Memorial Park, specifically at the Veterans Memorial, located at 411 E St. NE, on Saturday Nov. 8 from 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. The ceremony takes place prior to Auburn’s 49th annual Veterans Day parade beginning at 11 a.m. 

The half-hour ceremony, presented by the American Legion – Auburn Post #78, with the help of the Inter-Tribal Warrior Society, the Muckleshoot Tribe and the City of Auburn includes patriotic music, an honor guard, and a 21-gun salute. This year's ceremony will also include a reading from Auburn's Poet Laureate, Dick Brugger. The Auburn Mountainview High School Band will perform ‘The Star Spangled Banner’. 

For information directly relating to the Remembrance Ceremony, contact Roger Olsen, American Legion - Auburn Post 78, at 253-752-2844.

For more information about Auburn’s Veterans Day Parade & Observance or Veterans Memorial Park, contact the Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation Department at 253-931-3043 or visit the City’s official website, www.auburwa.gov/events.