American Legion Post 25 Commander and 3rd District Adjutant William Chan with U. S. Congressman Bobby Scott, Newport News Councilor Dr. Patricia Woodbury and another person following the Memorial Day ceremony. This picture was taken at the barbecue at Post 25.


Memorial Day ceremony at Newport News Victory Arch

American Legion Braxton-Perkins Post 25 - Newport News , VA

American Legion Braxton-Perkins Post 25, with the City of Newport News, held the 2023 Memorial Day ceremony at Newport News Victory Arch on Monday, May 29.

VFW Department of Virginia Junior Vice Commander Mitchell Rubenstein was the keynote speaker.

Menchville High School Air Force JROTC posted the colors and laid the wreaths.

Southeastern Virginia Firefighters Pipes and Drums played "Amazing Grace."

Quintet from TRADOC Band at Fort Eustis performed musical selections.

Newport News Mayor Phillip Jones and three city councilors were in attendance.

Thank you to WTKR News 3, WVEC TV Channel 13 (13News Now), and the Daily Press for coming out on Memorial Day to cover the event. The feature from WVEC is included in this feature.

We had about 150+ folks who attended the ceremony. #americanlegion #valegion #3rddistrictva #alpost25va #newportnewsvictoryarch #memorialdayceremony #memorialday #newportnewsva #NewportNewsVirginia

Newport News Victory Arch.



Representatives from both WVEC Channel 13 and WTKR Channel 3 covering the Memorial Day ceremony.

Part of the 150+ folks in attendance for the event.

Menchville High School Air Force JROTC.

TRADOC quintet from Fort Eustis.

Attendees at the event. This picture includes Newport News Mayor and Marine Corps veteran Phillip Jones and three city councilors.

Southeastern Virginia Firefighters Pipe and Drums performing "Amazing Grace." Post 25's first vice commander is a member of this group.
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