Photos: Shoreline Veterans Day event

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Veterans were asked to stand and be recognized

Photos by Steven H. Robinson

The Shoreline Veterans Association, the Starr Sutherland, Jr. American Legion Post 227, and the City of Shoreline recognized the contributions of the men and women in the military who have served our country at an event at Shoreline City Hall on Veterans Day, Monday, November 11, 2019.

All veterans of any U.S. military service and all those who wanted to honor their service were invited to this annual recognition event.

Speakers and Councilmembers

Mayor Will Hall and Shoreline Councilmembers represented the city.

Chaplain Col Edward Fackler, USAF Ret., gave the benediction. Brigadier General Ray Coffey presided. Maj. Bill MacCully read the poem In Flanders Field, and presented the Remembrance Table.

Alfred Dembowski and his son Rod read the King County
Proclamation. Brig. Gen Ray Coffey looks on.

Speakers included Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, and County Councilman Rod Dembowski, whose father Alfred, a WWII veteran, assisted in reading the Proclamation from the King County Council that Rod chairs.

Commander James Rankin gave the keynote address.
The Remembrance Table is in the foreground.

The Keynote Address was given by Commander James Rankin.

The Around the Sound Band played for the reception

“Around the Sound" Brass Ensemble provided music.

Veterans in the room stood and were recognized for their service.


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