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

Traveling WallHonoring 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 Street NE, on Saturday Nov. 9 from 9:45 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. The ceremony takes place prior to Auburn’s 48th 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 special dedication for the veteran-related mural project, a cooperative effort between the American Legion - Auburn Post #78 and the Auburn School District. This year's ceremony will also including a reading from Auburn's Poet Laureate, Dick Brugger. The Auburn Riverside High School Band will perform The National Anthem. 

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.

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