***SPECIAL HOTH EVENT***CT RUN FOR THE FALLEN/CT TREES OF HONOR DEDICATION CEREMONY, 0600 HRS (6:00 AM) TO 1600 HRS (4:00 PM), SATURDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER 2016, MIDDLETOWN, CT
Patriot Guard and Associates,
We have again been asked to support the CT Run For The Fallen, which will be held in Middletown, CT, in conjunction with the Dedication of the CT Trees of Honor Memorial, on Saturday, 17 September 2016.
The Run For The Fallen specifically Honors the 65 service members from Connecticut, but also is in remembrance of all lives lost during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom and other post 9/11 conflicts. This annual event is a 65 KM run that dedicates 0ne kilometer to each of the fallen men and women from CT. The run begins and ends at the Veterans Memorial Park, which is the home of the CT Trees of Honor Memorial.
This Memorial consists of 65 Trees planted to Honor the 65 CT Men and Women who sacrificed their lives for our country. There will be a Dedication Ceremony following the completion of the Run, which will include the Official opening of the CT Trees of Honor Memorial.
The CT Patriot Guard Riders will lead an Escort of the last lap of the Run, bringing the runners into the Veterans Memorial Park, and then stand a Flag Line for the Dedication Ceremony.
Lunch will be available from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. The dedication ceremony will start at approximately 2:30 pm. Keynote speaker is former Navy Seal Chris Fussel, who was Aide-De-Camp to then-LT Gen Stanley McChrystal, Commander of the Joint Special Operations Command.
Assistant State Captain Skip Petras will be RCIC and Flags will be on site.
STAGE: 1200 HRS (12:00 pm) Saturday, 17 September 2016
Veterans Memorial Park
Walnut Grove Road,
Middletown, CT 06457
Parking is limited so arrive early.
God Bless America, Our Troops and First Responders.
CT PATRIOT GUARD RIDERS