Leo Veterans Observances – November 2, 2012

Friday, November 2, 2012 @ 11:00 A.M

The Courtyard of Leo High School

7901 South Sangamon Street, Chicago 60620

Leo Alumni Association welcomes all veteran to the Memorial Observance at the Leo War Memorial in the school’s courtyard.  Leo High School Principal Phil Mesina (USAF ret.) & Vice Principal Frank Wilson (USMC ret.) will direct the observance which features presentations by Veterans, wreath laying by John Gardner, President of the Alumni Association.
Leo High School erected a memorial in 1965 to the many Leo men who have died serving America in World War II , Korea , and Vietnam and the Windy City Veterans of Chicago updated the engraved names and constructed permanent lighting for the memorial.   Last year more than two hundred persons joined the 150 Leo students in honoring America ’s war fallen.
Leo High School Speakers at War Memorial 11 A.M.
1. Principal Phil Mesina, USAF (ret.) and Vice-Principal Mr. Frank Wilson, USMC (ret.) call to Order
2.  Prayer Mr. Pete Doyle – Leo Campus Minister
3. Leo Alumni President Dan McGrath Leo ‘68 Welcome
4. Color and Honor of the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marines – Posting of the Colors -Chicago’s own & Wreathe Laying by  Leo Veterans.
5. Our National Anthem –  Sung by All
6. Leo 2004 Alumnus and Iraq Afghanistan Combat Veteran:  Sgt. Jauwan Hall, USMC 
7. Taps – Buglers Across America – Larry Richards Leo ’60, Gun Salute and Dismissal & Refreshments in Leo Cafeteria
Sponsors – Calabria Italian Imports and Steuber Florists
The Public is welcome!  For additional information please contact Mr. Pat Hickey – Director of Development (773) 224-9600 ex. 208

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