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Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary Moment-of- Silence Tribute

PostPosted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 4:56 pm
by madona
The campus community and general public are invited to a special salute from 5:00-5:15 p.m. Wed. Dec. 7: the Fresno State "Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary Moment-of- Silence Tribute " at the Veterans Monument Flag Station (Thomas Bldg.) with the Air Force ROTC Det. 35.

University President Joseph I. Castro will be joined by Timothy Ryan, president of the Associated Students, Inc. (student body) and Lt. Col. Kenneth Bourque, AFROTC commander.

The university’s flags will be posted at half-staff at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday in memory of the lives lost on Dec. 7, 1941. For the 5 p.m. tribute, the AFROTC will conduct a flag-retreat ceremony and Pres. Castro will call for a Moment of Silence. Fresno State music major Ryan Vance will perform the National Anthem, “Taps” and “Retreat-To The Colors.”