VWM NEWS RELEASE – 2015 Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony 051115


Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 25 at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond.  The ceremony, co-hosted with the American Legion 11th District, will be held at 10 a.m. in the E. Bruce Heilman Amphitheater and the Shrine of Memory on the War Memorial grounds. 


The public is invited to attend to honor and remember family members, friends and fellow citizens who have given the ultimate sacrifice in military service to our Nation. This event marks the 59th annual Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony to be held at the Virginia War Memorial. Additional details may be found in the attached announcement or visit www.vawarmemorial.org.


Tina Parlett-Calhoun

Director of Communications


Virginia Department of Veterans Services

900 East Main Street, West Wing, 6th Floor

Richmond, VA 23219


Virginia’s Fallen Heroes To Be Honored At The Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony At The Virginia War Memorial