The public is invited to honor and remember the contributions of Veterans at the annual Veteran’s Day service and ceremony on Sunday, November 6, at Letterkenny Chapel and Franklin County Veterans and 9/11 Memorial Park. Join the United Churches of the Chambersburg Area to remember and honor Veterans on Sunday, November 6, 3:00 PM. The remembrance service and ceremony is being held at Letterkenny Chapel and Franklin County Veterans and 9/11 Memorial Park, 2171 Carbaugh Avenue on Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg.
The guest speaker will be Chaplain (COL) Rodney K. Miller, a native of Lemoyne, Pennsylvania and a graduate of Cedar Cliff High School, Ursinus College, the University of Virginia and the Princeton Theological Seminary. He is a retired pastor in the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church, having served 38.5 years. He is also a retired US Army Chaplain, having served 28.5 years in the 28th Infantry Division (Army National Guard), Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Joint Forces Headquarters, FTIG and then in the 200th Military Police (US Army Reserve) at Ft. Meade, Maryland. Chaplain Miller’s military awards include the Pennsylvania Commendation Medal, the Army Commendation Medal, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Legion of Merit.
Special music will be presented by the Community Chorus, under the direction of Marcel Coates.
The colors will be presented by the CASHS Naval Junior R.O.T.C. Cadets. Members of Charles Nitterhouse VFW Post 1599 will serve as the Honor Guard.
The service is open to the public. Veterans are encouraged to attend in uniform.
Letterkenny Chapel holds an Armed Forces Service, 9/11 Tribute Service, Veterans Day Service, and Christmas Eve Service annually.