Veterans Day programs scheduled in Bridgeville area
A variety of Veterans Day events in the area will be held next week.
• A ceremony to remember and honor those who have and are serving will begin at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, 1158 Morgan Road.
The ceremony will last about 50 minutes and will feature a keynote address from Brigadier General Lawrence T. Luba, who is retired from the U.S. Army and a resident of Peters Township.
The event will include ceremonial taps with a rifle salute by the Washington County Marine Corps League Detachment 1138 and music from the Canon-McMillan High School Band.
• The American Legion will be hosting a dinner for veterans at no cost on Nov. 15 at 6 p.m. Those wishing to attend must RSVP in person at 325 Station St. by Nov. 14.
A flag-raising ceremony for veterans will be held at Chartiers Valley High School for the 12th year. The program will begin at 10:10 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the flagpole located outside of the main entrance at 50 Thoms Run Road. The event will involve the entire school and the school band and chorus will perform. A lunch for veterans will follow.
“It’s a deliberate effort for us to stop and say thank you to those that have and are serving,” Superintendent Brian White said.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 586 will dedicate bricks in honor of past commanders as well as dedicate a plaque to the late Wesley Tabarella of South Fayette, who served in the United States Army Air Force during World War II, on Nov. 10 beginning at 11 a.m. at 637 Millers Run Road.
It is expected to last a 30 minutes.