VA hospital to hold Memorial Day ceremony on Facebook

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The White River VA Medical Center will be holding a Memorial Day ceremony online on Sunday.

Chaplain Anthony Madu will speak, a memorial wreath will be placed and Taps will be played during the Facebook Live event at 10 a.m.

Organizers said 250 donated poppy flowers will placed around the memorial in memory of fallen soldiers and veterans.

Music will be played by the town band from Lyme, New Hampshire, and the Twin State Marine Corps Detachment will provide a color guard.

Those interested in viewing the event can see it on the medical center’s Facebook page.