Marywood University to hold Veterans Day ceremonies


SCRANTON — Marywood University’s office of military and veteran services and the Student Veteran Alliance will lead activities to honor those who are serving and who have served the country at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10 at the Field of Flags in Tree Stadium, next to Marywood’s Veterans Resource Center, 2236 N. Washington Ave.

Marywood trumpeters will play “Echo TAPs,” surrounding the more than 7,000 flags which represent fallen troops from the Global Wars on Terrorism in Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom and New Dawn. The event is free and open to the public. The Field of Flags is on display through Nov. 13.

In addition to the Veterans Day ceremony, a memorial wall of remembrance will be displayed at Marywood’s Veterans Resource Center. Community members are encouraged to send letters, notes and leave comments on the remembrance wall, which will be transported to the Gino J. Merli Veterans Center in Scranton.

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