Warrington Township will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 28, rain or shine, at the Igoe Porter Wellings (IPW) Memorial Fields, 3095 Bradley Road, Chalfont (Warrington Township).
During the ceremony, the Veteran Affairs Committee of Warrington Township will recognize three local veterans who have been approved to be added to the Memorial Wall for 2022.
The three honorees are: Andrew C. Bracy, Jr., United States Air Force, Vietnam Conflict; Irina Garmiz, United States Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom; and Bruce W. Jackson, United States Army, Vietnam Conflict.
The event will also feature a wreath presentation by Dennis Igoe. Igoe’s brother, Bill, a resident of Warrington, died on July 11, 1967 while serving in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. Bill Igoe is one of the individuals for whom the park is named.
Remarks will be made by state Rep. F. Todd Polinchock (R-144), state Sen. Maria Collett (D-12), U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-1) and township officials. Warrington Township first responders will also be in attendance.
There will be a posting and retreat of colors by Boy Scouts Troop 133 and music by the Veterans Association of Military Musicians, including a salute to veterans in attendance with a medley of service anthems representing the branches of the United States military. The event is free, open to the public, and members of the community will have the opportunity to stand and recognize a veteran during the ceremony.