(June 3, 2012) Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

NCD Participates in Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns

On June 3, 2012, Chairman Jonathan Young and Member Lonnie Moore, an Iraq War veteran, joined Arizona Disability Law Center Executive Director Peri Jude Radecic and Ed Myers, Deputy Executive Director, as well as J.J. Rico, Member of the Arizona Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Council, at a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns (also known as the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier) at Arlington Cemetery in Virginia. Several pictures and descriptions of this solemn event follow below.

NCD Chairman Jonathan Young greets a member of the Honor Guard

A member of the Honor Guard greets NCD Chairman Jonathan Young.

NCD Member Lonnie Moore places a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier.

NCD Member Lonnie Moore (forefront) and Ed Myers (behind Mr. Moore), Deputy Executive Director, Arizona Center for Disability Law, lay the wreath. A member of the Honor Guard assists.

Taps at the Tomb of the Unknowns

A soldier play "Taps" at the Tomb of the Unknowns while another soldier salutes.

Soldier marches, with rifle over shoulder, in front of the Tomb of the Unknowns

A soldier marches, with a rifle over his right shoulder, in front of the Tomb of the Unknowns. The inscription on the front of the Tomb reads, "Here rests in honored glory an American soldier, known but to God."

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