Combat Vets Motorcycle Association Ride to the Wall

The Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial is the only one of its kind in the United States. Past years have brought NBOD, RR’s, SR’s and hundreds of members to the National MECMW event. CVMA of IL-24 provides Base Hotel activities including canopies, camo nets, chairs, & ice chests to make your visit convenient and enjoyable. We also arrange for escorted rides to Veteran’s Home visitation & and a private CVMA Laying of Wreath Memorial Ceremony with Full Color Guard honoring our fallen brothers and sisters at the MECWM. Call Base Hotel (815) 434-6040 for CVMA discount rates using code CVM. $94 + tax/night; active military $83 + tax/night on availability.

[source: http://www.combatvet.org/events/month.asp?m=5&d=24&y=2014]

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Sequence of Events

Pre-Ceremony by MC

Arrival of Grounds Committee, Color Guard, Wreath Bearer 1200 Arrival of

CVMA Parade 1210

Protocol Statement, 1225

Opening Narration/Arrival of Official Party

Provided by MC Tom “Tomcat” Nowaczyk, CA33-2

Posting of Colors

Executed by American Legion Post 489, Yorkville

Pledge of Allegiance

Brad “Top” Walker, Region 4 Regional Rep
Invocation

Chaplin – American Legion Post 489, Yorkville Chaplin

Welcome & Speaker Introductions

Tom “Tomcat” Nowaczyk, CA33-2

Remarks

Patrick “Ghost” Ennis, National President

Keynote Address – “About The Wall” Tom “Tomcat”

Nowaczyk, CA33-2

Moment of Silence Honoring: Founder of Middle East

Conflicts Wall Memorial, Tony Cutrano,27-May-2012 (53)

Jack Leininger – Marseilles Middle East Tribute Committee Officer & Illinois Freedom Run Member

Distressed Members/Family Speakers

CVMA Out-of-State Member

Placing Wreath of Remembrance

TBD

Weapons

Presented by American Legion Post 489, Yorkville

Taps

Provided by CD, American Legion Post 489, Yorkville

Retire the Colors

Executed by American Legion Post 489, Yorkville

Closing Prayer

Chaplain – American Legion Post 489, Yorkville

Closing Narration

Provided by MC Tom “Tomcat” Nowaczyk, CA33-2

 

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