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This year’s theme will honor all who served, retired Lt. Gen. Arthur J. Gregg will serve as keynote speaker
(UPPER MARLBORO, MD – May 8, 2017) In honor of their sacrifice, service and strength, the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County is pleased to celebrate the courageous veterans of Prince George’s County during its Eighth Annual Veterans Appreciation Ceremony and Muster. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. at the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, 14735 Main Street, Upper Marlboro, Duvall Wing Courthouse Lawn.
“The Veterans Appreciation Ceremony and Muster is a very special event at the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County,” said the Honorable Sheila R. Tillerson Adams, Administrative Judge of the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. “Being able to recognize our veterans represents just a small token of appreciation for all they’ve done for the citizens of our County, our State, our Nation and beyond. Moreover, the camaraderie and fellowship between the attendees is heartwarming and a true reminder of their selfless act to keep us safe. I’m forever grateful. Additionally, I would like to thank the Honorable C. Philip Nichols, Jr., Chief Judge of the Judicial Circuit, for spearheading the ceremony and his dedication to the veterans of Prince George’s County.”
With the backdrop of this year’s theme, “Honoring All Who Served,” Lieutenant General Arthur J. Gregg, who retired from the United States Army in August 1981 after serving more than 35 years, will provide the keynote address. Following retirement, Lt. Gen. Gregg held several management positions. Attendees will include Circuit Court for Prince George’s County judges, elected officials, invited guests and veterans from the community.
Veterans are encouraged to submit photos and information about their service for a video that will be displayed during the ceremony and streamed online. For further submission information, visit the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County website at http://princegeorgescourts.org/261/Veterans-Appreciation.
The ceremony is free and open to the public. No reservations are required. To learn more about the ceremony, contact Lisette DuPree at (301) 780-2063 or VetsInfo@co.pg.md.us.
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