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Tri-City Memorial Day Program

by / Thursday, 25 May 2017 / Published in California News, Meetings, Press Releases, Veterans Resource

Tri-City Memorial Day Program
Co-Sponsored by the Tri-City Memorial Day Committee
& Orange County Cemetery District

Memorial to the Late Al Enderle, Doug Manning, Tom O’Reilly & Robert Phinzy….Scott McKee, M.C.

Prelude …..“Amazing Grace”…..…………………………………Orange High School Chamber Singers

Welcome…………………………….…………………………………………….Scott McKee, Commander
Santa Ana VFW Post 10694, Santa Ana American Legion Post 131

Present the Colors ………………………………..……..Tustin American Legion Post 227 Color Guard

Invocation …….……………………….……………………………..…………..…Pastor Aaron Gehlken
Central Baptist Church Santa Ana, CA

Pledge of Allegiance………………………………………………………Eagle Scout Troop 1475 Name Pending

National Anthem ..…….…Orange High School Chamber Singers, under the Direction of Michael Short

Post the Colors…………..….……………Capt. of Color Guard, Sgt. Maj. Charles Johnson-USMC Ret.
Tustin American Legion Post 227

“General Logan’s Order No. 11″………………………………..…………….Sharon Kaplin, 2nd Vice Regent
Daughters of the American Revolution, Katuktu Chapter, Tustin

“To The Colors”……………………………………………………………………………..Christopher Jean, Director
Moonlight Express

Parade of Flags ……………………………………………………………………..…Veteran and Service Organizations

Opening Remarks, Introduction of Dignitaries & Guests …………………………………….Scott McKee, M.C.

P.O.W. and M.I.A. Vacant Chair Dedication………………..Tustin American Legion Post 227 Color Guard

Name Pending…………………………………………………………………………………..Congressional Representative

Name Pending ……………..…………………………………………………………………..City of Santa Ana

Name Pending………………………………………………………………………………………………………..City of Orange

Dr. Allan Bernstein………………………………………………………………………………………Mayor, City of Tustin

Presentations of Wreaths………………………..………………….…Veterans & Service Organizations

Honor Roll of the Fallen (2016-2017)……………………………………..………….………..Scott McKee, M.C.
Cannon Salute to Fallen………………………………………Cooper’s Battery & Richmond Howitzers

Keynote Speaker for 100th Anniversary of the U.S. Entry into WWI………………..Hugh Crooks
Past National Commander of the American Legion & Cal Vet Member

“Battle Hymn of the Republic”…………………………………Orange High School Chamber Singers

Cannon Salute to POWs & MIAs…………………………Cooper’s Battery & Richmond Howitzers

“Gettysburg Address”…..……………………………………………………………….June Lazich, Chaplain
Elizabeth Hill Mills Tent 88, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865

“Dixie” ……………………………………………………………..…Orange High School Chamber Singers

Cannon Salute to Unknown Dead…………………………Cooper’s Battery & Richmond Howitzers

“Over There”…………………………………………………………Orange High School Chamber Singers

“In Flanders Fields” …………………………………….Lynn Johsz, Treasurer & Press Correspondent
Elizabeth Hill Mills Tent 88, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865

Salute to the Armed Forces……………………………………Orange High School Chamber Singers

“God Bless America”………………………………………….…Orange High School Chamber Singers

Benediction……………….Thomas Robertson, Jr., Exalted Ruler, BPO Orange Elks, Lodge 1475

Honor Rifle Salute ….……. Soldiers from the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment Blackhorse Troopers, Fort Irwin, California (Pending)

“Taps”………….……………..…………………………………………….Christopher Jean, Director
Moonlight Express

Especially dedicated to our Loving Comrades who participated in these
services over the many years who we lost this past year:

The Late Al Enderle, Doug Manning, Thomas O’Reilly, Robert Phinzy

Distinguished Guests

Ms. Vivien Owen……………………..Orange County Cemetery District Trustee

Please pick up a VFW “Buddy Poppy” at the Information Booth (White pop up canopy)
Tri-City Memorial Day Program
Co-sponsored by
The Tri-City Memorial Day Committee
& Orange County Cemetery District

Thanks to our Contributors & Supporters
Staff of Santa Ana Cemetery

U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force & Coast Guard
VFW and American Legion of Santa Ana, Orange & Tustin
American Legion Auxiliary Units 131 & 132
Sons of the American Legion Squadron 132 Orange
Riders of American Legion Chapter 132 Orange
Sons of the American Revolution, Orange County Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution, Katuktu Chapter, Tustin
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Sedgwick-Granger Camp 17 of Santa Ana
Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Elizabeth Hill Mills Tent 88
Battery B, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery (Cooper’s Battery) – U.S.
Sons of Confederate Veterans, Captain James Iredell Waddell Camp 1770
The Richmond Howitzers
B.P.O. Elks 794 and Emblem Club 530 of Santa Ana
B.P.O. Elks 1475 and Emblem Club 418 of Orange
Boy Scouts of America, Orange Elks Troop #1475
The Ebell Society of the Santa Ana Valley
Armed Forces Retired Association of CA (AFRAC)
Service Organizations of Santa Ana, Orange & Tustin and All Others

Special Thanks to City of Orange Cub Scout Pack #453 for chair setup and removal

Armed Forces Retired Assoc. of Calif. for Water and Ice Donations
Christopher Jean & Patricia Bricken – Sound System

Fallen Soldier Crosses provided by MSgt. A.A. Jaenichen (USMC-Ret.)
In Memory of his Daughter, Army Spc. Mary J. Jaenichen, died 2008-Iraq The Annual Tri-City
Memorial Day Observance
Santa Ana – Orange – Tustin

10:00 A.M. Monday, May 29, 2017
At
Soldiers’ Monument
To the Unknown Dead of the Civil War
1861-65
Santa Ana Cemetery

1919 E. Santa Clara Ave.
Santa Ana, California
Observing Decoration Day – Memorial Day Since 1881
Co-sponsored by Orange County Cemetery District

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