Dedication Ceremony

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MMMMF DEDICATION CEREMONY
October 19, 2005
    

Dedicated to the brave men and women who answered
the call to serve in the United States Merchant Marine.

They have faithfully served our country in times of war and peace, hauling cargo to every corner of the world.
    

"Give us the goods, and we'll deliver."


PROGRAM OF EVENTS

PROGRAM OF EVENTS
MMMMF Dedication Ceremony

October 19, 2005

    

POSTING OF THE COLORS
Massachusetts Maritime Academy Color Guard

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Easton High School Marching Band

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

WELCOME
Joyce H. Matthews
Director, Calhoon MEBA Engineering School

OPENING REMARKS
Willam Van Loo
President, MEBA Merchant Marine Memorial Foundation

SPEAKERS & SPECIAL GUESTS

Robert Willey
Mayor, Town of Easton

Ron Davis
Chairman, MEBA Benefit Plans Board of Trustees
President, Marine Engineers' Beneficial Association

John J. Flynn, III
Counselor to the Secretary
U.S. Department of Labor

RADM Richard R. Behn
Director, Marine and Aviation Operations Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

BLESSING OF THE MEMORIAL
CAPT Monsignor John L. FitzGerald
Chaplain, Port of Baltimore

AMAZING GRACE
Bagpiper

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY

MOMENT OF SILENCE & TAPS

CLOSING REMARKS
William Van Loo

RECEPTION & OPEN HOUSE

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