U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Indiantown Gap National Cemetery will host the 40th Annual Memorial Day Program on Sunday, May 29, 2022, at 2 p.m., rain or shine.
This year’s program is cosponsored by the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Memorial Council and AMVETS Department of PA.
John Spruyt, Director of Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, will welcome the audience.
AMVETS Past Department Commander Bernie McDonald will deliver the Memorial Day address.
Joseph Snyder, Memorial Council Trustee, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies.
Parking will be at the Arrow Head Community Club, Building 9-65, Fisher Avenue on Fort Indiantown Gap Military Reservation with shuttle bus transportation to and from there and the Cemetery. There will be limited handicapped parking at the Cemetery. Parking, the shuttle bus service and the program are open to the public and free of charge.
The Avenue of Flags display on the Cemetery will be flown through Veterans Day Week, Nov. 12. This presentation is made up of over 700 casket flags that have been donated by veterans’ families.
The state, territorial, and military branch service flags will also be on display.
Families may bring the casket (interment) flag they received at their veteran’s military honors funeral to the program and donate it to be flown on the Avenue of Flags.