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Tahoma National Cemetery to host Veterans Day Remembrance on Nov. 11
For the Reporter
Tahoma National Cemetery celebrates its 16th Veterans Day Remembrance ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11.
The public is invited to the hour-long program.
Keynote speaker will be Rear Admiral Bette Bolivar, U.S. Navy Commander of Navy Region Northwest. Congressman Dave Reichert (R-Auburn, 8th District) also will speak.
The U.S. Navy Band conducted By Chief Petty Officer Nate Bissell, will perform. It marks the the first time a military band will be playing at the cemetery.
The Allegro Women's Ensemble led by Kathy Lundberg also will perform.
Director Tom Yokes and his staff – including a support group led by chairman Al Rasmussen and 200-plus volunteers – have kept the cemetery in great shape.
Parking at the cemetery, 18600 SE 240th St., Kent, is limited but there is plenty of parking at Tahoma High School, 18200 SE 240th St., Covington.