Watch the Commonwealth's Memorial Day Ceremony

Posted at 6:16 AM, May 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-31 12:11:36-04

RICHMOND, Va. - The Virginia War Memorial is hosting their annual ceremony to honor the military men and women who lost their lives while serving our nation.

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s event was open to the general public.

The Commonwealth's Memorial Day Ceremony took place on Monday, May 31, at Virginia War Memorial in Richmond, Virginia.

The ceremony honored and remembered the military men and women who died in conflicts from the Revolutionary War to the Global War on Terrorism.

Speakers included:

  • Virginia Governor Ralph Northam
  • Virginia Acting Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs Kathleen Jabs,
  • Virginia Department of Veterans Services Commissioner John Maxwell
  • Virginia War Memorial Director Dr. Clay Mountcastle