The Richland American Legion Post 548 honor guard.


Richland American Legion Post 548 Memorial Day ceremony

Richland American Legion Post 548 - Bakerstown, PA

Richland American Legion Post 548 in Bakerstown, Pa., hosted its annual Memorial Day ceremony for the community on Memorial Day (May 30, 2022). The entire program was videoed live by Armstrong Cable TV Company for re-broadcast and published on YouTube at The ceremony included a parade; the Pine-Richland High School Band; an all-USAF-veteran quartet; a USAF veteran bagpiper; the Richland Youth Foundation "Pre-School Chorus"; a POW/MIA ceremony; an awards and recognition segment that recognized first responders; the Scouter of The Year Award, District Commander of the Year Award, Media Award, memorial scholarships and Family of The Year Award: flowers were placed on the wreath for those deceased from Richland Post 548; the ship's bell was tolled; the honor guard gave a 21-gun salute; taps were sounded; Gen. Pleczkowski gave the Memorial Day address and presented the Presidential Unit Citation to an Army Vietnam veteran; and the ceremony concluded with the Armed Forces Medley, followed by a free picnic for all the attendees (about 350).

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