The public is invited to attend a special “Arlington Project” exhibit on Thursday, May 22 at 5:30 p.m. at Clover Park High School to honor fallen soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and Marines. This is the eighth year of the project which honors soldiers who have died in conflicts.
What: A special viewing of HBO’s “Taking Chance;” Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) performance of a formal retreat ceremony and recreation of tomb guard at Arlington National Cemetery; student-created memorial displays of America’s conflicts (from the American Revolution to Somalia); and a “Wall of Remembrance.”
In addition, more than 6,700 individually named markers honoring fallen warriors in the War on Terror, will be located on the front lawn of Clover Park High School. This display will be up through Monday, May 26 (Memorial Day).
Where: Clover Park High School, 11023 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest in Lakewood.
When: Thursday, May 22 at 5:30 p.m. (student exhibits will be displayed at this time)
Interviews: Arlington Project coordinators and Clover Park High School teachers David Russell and Bryan Winkler will be available for interviews along with various students.
Visuals: Recreation of Arlington National Cemetery represented through white markers. Student exhibits honoring fallen soldiers and AFJROTC ceremony.