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Washington Elementary School Holds Annual Flag Day Ceremony

WEST ORANGE, NJ -The annual Flag Salute Ceremony at Washington Elementary School was held on May 25 to remember those who died serving our country and to honor our country and flag. Students and teachers gathered in the auditorium to remember and salute several local veterans as well.


The event began with a flag salute and was followed by the singing of the National Anthem by Corporal Harvey Lott singing "The Star Spangled Banner."


Principal Marie DeMaio discussed the importance of Memorial Day. The ceremony concluded with "Taps" as the the veterans solemnly saluted the flag.


"Washington School is grateful and honored to have these exceptional men visit us on this important occasion," noted Albina Oakley.


Commander Ralph Panciello (Army, WWII)
Specialist 4th Class Kim Ameli (Army, Vietnam)
Corporal Harvey Lott (Marines, Lebanon, 1982) 
Lance Corporal David Dombrowski ( Iraq)
Warrant Officer Maria Luna (Army Operation Iraqi Freedom) 
Roy Jensen( U.S.Marine Corps)
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Cynthia Cumming
May 29, 2018