Journal of the San Juan Islands


Legion to honor deceased veterans

March 8, 2013 · Updated 1:48 PM

The American Legion, Post 163 of Friday Harbor will host a special remembrance ceremony in honor of all military veterans from the islands who have passed without military honors.

A special National Guard Color Guard from Bellingham will join the Post 163 Color Guard in salute to the deceased veterans. Family members, friends and the community are invited to witness this special ceremony.

The ceremony will commence at 1 p.m., Sunday, March 10, at the American Legion Hall, 110 First St. N., Friday Harbor. A cannon salute will conclude the ceremony.

If you know of a veteran who has passed without military honors, or for more information, contact Peter DeLorenzi, Service Officer, at 360-298-1940, or e-mail peter_delorenzi@me.com.


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