The Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, under the direction of Major Brian Dix opened today’s ceremony to honor veterans in Capitol Hill’s Folger Park. The event was organized by Post 8 at 3rd and C Streets, SE, which can be seen in the background. (Click on photo to enlarge.)
The Horn Section
Major Brian Dix, Director, Marine Drum and Bugle Corps
Presentation of Colors. Present Arms.
A crowd of more than 200 Veterans and those expressing appreciation for Their service attended today’s Ceremony in Folger Park
Among those in attendance: Councilmember Tommy Wells
Post 8 Vice Commander David Sheldon presents a United States Flag flown over the US Capitol to honor Retiring Major Brian Dix
Guest Speaker Admiral Mark Rich, Commandant, Naval District, Washington: “Veterans of Valley Forge gave us our country – veterans of today preserve It.”