The public is invited to attend a special “Arlington Project” exhibit on Thursday, May 21 at 5:30 p.m. at Clover Park High School to honor fallen soldiers, sailors, airmen, guardsmen and Marines. This is the ninth year of the project which honors soldiers who have died in conflicts. Students will install the stakes for the project May 18 – 21.
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 Afghanistan); and a “Wall of Remembrance.”
More than 6,800 individually named markers honoring fallen warriors in the War on Terror will be installed on the front lawn of Clover Park High School. The complete display will be up through Tuesday, May 26
Where: Clover Park High School, 11023 Gravelly Lake Drive Southwest in Lakewood.
When: Thursday, May 21 at 5:30 p.m. (student exhibits will be displayed at this time)
Interviews: Arlington Project coordinators and Clover Park High School teachers Bryan Winkler and David Russell and 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. Flags of all 50 states and U.S. Territories marked with the number of casualties from each.