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Port Orchard observes Memorial Day

Sunset Lane hosts tribute ceremony

Sunset Lane Memorial Park, 1000 Bethel Ave., in Port Orchard will host a Memorial Day tribute ceremony at 11 a.m. on May 26.

The event will be conducted by American Legion Post 30 and Auxiliary and the Veterans of Foreign War Post 2669 and Auxiliary.

The event is open to the public.

Turner Joy to mark occasion

The general public is invited to attend a Memorial Day ceremony on the fantail of the Navy Memorial ship, USS Turner Joy at 10 a.m. on May 26.

The Turner Joy ship is located near the Bremerton ferry terminal along the Bremerton Boardwalk.

Rear Adm. James Symonds, commander of Navy Region Northwest is the guest speaker.

The ceremony is being sponsored by the Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Navy League Council.

Parking is available at the Convention Center near the Bremerton ferry terminal.

Coffee and donuts will be provided.

Miller-Woodlawn sets observance

A Veteran’s Salute will take place at 8 p.m. on May 24, at Miller-Woodlawn Memorial Park, 5505 Kitsap Way, Bremerton.

The candlelight service will feature Keith Highlanders Pipe Band, musical selections by the Ladies Quartet, and the National Guard’s Table of Remembrance.

Historical Military Memorabilia will be displayed throughout the weekend and fireworks will follow at the conclusion of the service.

For more information, call (360) 377-7648.

Fleet Reserve plans memorial

The Fleet Reserve Association Bremerton Branch 29 will host its annual Memorial Day ceremony on May 26 at 11 a.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 5409 Kitsap Way in Bremerton.

Capt. Catherine Wilson, Naval Hospital Bremerton commanding officer will be the speaker.

The Marine Corps rifle detail from Bangor will fire the salute.

The event is open to the public.

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