Patriotism will be on full display as the city of Gaithersburg joins the nation in honoring all who gave their lives in military service, during a pre-recorded, virtual Memorial Day Observance on Saturday, May 30.
The celebration will feature video remarks by guest speaker Col. Judson “Jud” E. Stailey, U.S. Air Force (retired). During his 30-year career, Stailey earned three National Defense Service Medals, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Special Achievement Award Medal, three Air Force Organizational Excellence Awards, and two Outstanding Unit Awards.
The ceremony also will include words and music to commemorate the occasion. Mayor Jud Ashman will deliver opening remarks, and newly appointed Junior Mayor Hayden Sandlin will lead the community in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Learn more and RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/2632386213706065/.