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December 5, 2012

Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs to host Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony at Lake Springfield

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) will be hosting its annual Pearl Harbor Day Remembrance Ceremony at 11 a.m. this Friday (December 7th) at the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Hall Hagler #15, 25 Club Area (Lake Springfield) in Springfield, Ill.

The ceremony will honor all Pearl Harbor survivors and pay tribute to the more than 2,400 Americans who lost their lives.  IDVA Assistant Director Rodrigo Garcia will lead the tribute and the ceremony will include a special wreath laying ceremony at the shores of Lake Springfield.

For more information about IDVA, please visit www.veterans.illinois.gov.


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