The George Washington Chapter VASSAR and the Kate Waller Barrett Chapter VADAR conducted the annual Veteran's Day commemoration and wreath laying at General Washington's tomb at Mount Vernon at 2:15 pm on November 11.. The wreath was presented by Col John Brigden, USA (Ret) and Cdr. Joseph Famme, USN (Ret). Kate Waller Barrett VADAR Chapter Regent Kathy Gray and George Washington VASSAR Chapter President Paul Walden gave remarks. George Washington Chapter Vice President Ernest Coggins served as Master of Ceremonies. The VASSAR Color Guard presented colors and Fifer Don Francisco provided the music accompaniment. Despite the cold weather, we had a large turnout from the public.
Cdr. Joseph Famme and Col. John Brigden present wreath
George Washington Chapter President Ernest Coggins leads the ceremony while the VASSAR Color Guard presents colors