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Marylou Berg, Communication Manager, 240-314-8105
U.S. Army Veteran to Speak at Rockville's Veterans Day Ceremony
Annual Event Set for Sunday, Nov. 11, at Veterans Park
ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 9—Mike Marceau, a U.S. Army veteran who served in Vietnam, and Vice President of the DC Chapter of Veterans for Peace, will be the featured speaker as Rockville honors its veterans. A Veterans Day ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Veterans Park.
Marceau served in the Army until he was wounded and medically retired, and has been a member of Veterans for Peace since 2006.
Rockville's Mayor and Council will lead a tribute to the men and women who have served in the nation's armed forces at Veterans Park, located at the intersection of Rockville Pike and Veirs Mill Road. American Legion Post 86 will lead the wreath-laying ceremony and the Post's Honor Guard will lead the 21-gun salute.
Parking is available at the Sandy Spring Bank building, located between Fleet Street and Route 355.
For more information about the event, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/events.
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