Arlington’s Memorial Day Ceremony will be conducted on May 28th, 2018 in the auditorium of the Town Hall. ACMi will broadcast the coverage LIVE on our Public Channel at 9:30 as the ceremony begins. The The Town Hall will officially be open to the public at 09:00.
The keynote speaker for this year’s ceremony will be Marine Corps Lieutenant Colonel Michael Strobl. Lt. Col Strobl escorted a fallen Marine to his hometown in Wyoming for his internment. Based on his military journal, HBO Films created the blockbuster movie “Taking Chance”.
Watch the ceremony on ACMI’s Public Channel:
3 (RCN), 8 (Comcast), and 31 (Verizon).
Replays will appear on those same channels shortly after the debate.
For complete channel information and additional viewing times please visit the schedule page each Thursday in the Arlington Advocate and check out website:
Following the official ceremony at the Town Hall, we will proceed to Mt. Pleasant Cemetery for wreath laying ceremonies at each of the veteran burial lots.
At 2:00pm on Memorial Day, there will be a special screening of “Taking Chance” at the Regent Theatre. The screening is free to the general public. Following the screening, LtCol Strobl will be available for a question and answer period regarding the events surrounding the film.