Here is the itinerary for the ceremony.
Memorial Day Program ~ 1:00 pm
- Posting of the Colors
- National Anthem performed by Master Sergeant Mercy Diez
- Pledge of Allegiance led by James H. Hall, The American Legion
- Retiring of the Colors
- Invocation by Chaplain (LTC) William O. Barefield
- Welcoming Remarks by Joseph M. Lawler, National Capital Region, National Park Service
- Remarks by William P. Frank, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, L.L.P.
- Introductory Remarks by Diane Carlson Evans, Vietnam Women’s Memorial Foundation
- Remarks by Laura Palmer, Author of "Shrapnel in the Heart"
- "More than a Name on The Wall" performed by singer/songwriter Jimmy Fortune
- Remarks by Major General Ronald S. Coleman, USMC
- Reading of the 4 Name Additions by Mark Rumley, brother of Marine Captain Robert Patrick Rumley, Jr.
- Wreath Layings by Patriotic Organizations
- Taps performed by Gunnery Sergeant Susan M. Rider