Saturday • August 19th – 7:00pm

Dedicated to All Vietnam Veterans and Their Families


Welcome by Master of Ceremonies

Lieutenant John Wagner, United States Army
Bagpiper

Peter Gordon
Parade of Colors

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod

Wareham High School Army Jr. ROTC
National Anthem

Amy DeSilva
Pledge of Allegiance

Local Youth
Invocation

Pastor Colon Wright, United States Navy
Remarks

Dennis Proulix, United States Army
Henry Mello, United States Army
Speaker

Brigadier General James Carpenter
     Former Commander, Hawaii Army National Guard
Musical Tribute

Amy DeSilva
Dedication Ceremony

Presentation of 50th Anniversary Commemorative Pins
Presented by

Gunnery Sergeant Stewart, 50th Anniversary Commemoration Committee, DC
Closing Remarks

Lieutenant John Wagner, United States Army
Benediction

Pastor Colon Wright, United States Navy
Rifle Salute

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod
Bourne American Legion
Taps

Frank Noonan

Military

Daily Program

Schedule, speakers, and participants subject to change

Friday • August 18th – 7:00pm

Dedicated to Prisoners of War, Missing In Action and Their Families


Welcome by Master of Ceremonies

Robert Hurley
Bagpiper

Peter Gordon
Parade of Colors

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod

Wareham High School Army Jr. ROTC
National Anthem

Steve Ruiz, United States Army
Pledge of Allegiance

Local Youth
Invocation

Pastor Dan Bernier, Church of The Good Shepherd
Remarks

James Bruce, Medic, Fleet Marine Force, United States Navy
Julio Roderick, Senior Master Sergeant, United States Air Force
Speaker

Colonel Virginia Doonan

     Commander, 102nd Intelligence Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard
Musical Tribute

Steve Ruiz, United States Army
Dedication Ceremony

Missing In Action and Prisoner Of War Flag Presentation
Presented by

Rolling Thunder® Ma Ch 2
Closing Remarks

Robert Hurley
Benediction

Reverend Virginia Doran, Wesley United Methodist Church
Rifle Salute

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod
Taps

Frank Noonan

Military

Sunday • August 20th – NOON

Dedicated to All Active Duty Military and Their Families


Welcome by Master of Ceremonies

Major Paul Barnett, Army National Guard, Chaplain Corps
Bagpiper

Peter Gordon
Parade of Colors

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod
National Anthem

Grace Morrison
Pledge of Allegiance

Local Youth
Invocation

Chaplain (Col.) Laurence Bazer, Joint Forces State Chaplain, Massachusetts Army National Guard
Remarks

Steve Baptiste, United States Army
Sergeant Joseph (Skip) Sarnelli, United States Air Force
Speaker

Major General Gary W. Keefe
     Adjutant General, Massachusetts National Guard
Musical Tribute

Grace Morrison
Closing Remarks

Major Paul Barnett, Army National Guard, Chaplain Corps
Benediction

Chaplain (Col.) Laurence Bazer, Joint Forces State Chaplain, Massachusetts Army National Guard
Rifle Salute

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod
Bourne American Legion
Taps

Frank Noonan

Military


2pm

The Wareham – New Bedford Lodge in partnership with the Massachusetts Elks Association will be presenting a 1-hour memorial service dedicated to The Moving Wall.


Monday • August 21st – 10:00am

Closing Ceremony – Dedicated to Participating Communities and Organizations


Aircraft Arrival
Two UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopters

Welcome by Master of Ceremonies
Robert Hurley
Parade of Colors

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod

Middleboro
National Anthem

South Coast Musicians
Pledge of Allegiance

Local Youth
Invocation

Reverend Rick Duffy, Chaplain, Lodge of Elks #73
Remarks

Captain Richard J. Schultz, Sector Commander, United States Coast Guard Sector, SE New England
Speaker

Rear Admiral Rick Gurnon
     Former President Massachusetts, Maritime Academy, United States Maritime Service
Musical Tribute

South Coast Musicians
Dedication Ceremony

Commemorate Communities
Presented by

Bill Witkowsiki, Presentation of Community Stars
Closing Remarks

Robert Hurley
Benediction

Reverend Rick Duffy, Chaplain, Lodge of Elks #73
Rifle Salute

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod
Greater New Bedford Marine Corps League
Taps

Frank Noonan

Military

Thursday • August 17th – 7:00pm

Dedicated to Vietnam Veterans Killed in Action and Gold Star Families


Welcome by Master of Ceremonies

Major Paul Barnett, Army National Guard, Chaplain Corps
Bagpiper

Peter Gordon
Parade of Colors

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod

Middleboro
Blessing

Reverend Antonio L. da Silva, S.D.V., Pastor of St. Patrick’s Church and the Knights of Columbus
National Anthem

Kat Jones
Flyover

Two F-15s. –  Major “Hooz” Benedict, Flight Lead
Pledge of Allegiance

Local Youth
Invocation

Rev. Dave Ferrari, Assembly of God
Remarks

Paul Spera, National Commander, Veterans of Foreign Wars
Tony Dias, State Vice Commander, American Legion
Speaker

General George W. Casey, Jr.

     Commanding General, Multi-National Force - Iraq, United States Army
Musical Tribute

Kat Jones
Dedication Ceremony

Honoring those Killed in Action and Gold Star Families
Presented by

Mary Connelly, Past President of Eastern Massachusetts Blue Star Mothers
Blue Star Mothers
Friends of the Wareham Veterans Council
Closing Remarks

Major Paul Barnett, Army National Guard, Chaplain Corps
Benediction

Rev. Dave Ferrari, Assembly of God
Rifle Salute

Military Unit from Joint Base Cape Cod
Greater New Bedford Marine Corps League
Taps

Frank Noonan

Military