Ceremony Announced for the First Anniversary of the Washington Navy Yard Shootings

Story Number: NNS140910-06Release Date: 9/10/2014 1:14:00 PM
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From the Navy Office of Information

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will host a remembrance ceremony Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. on the Washington Navy Yard to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the shooting tragedy here.

The ceremony is scheduled for a half hour and will include remarks by Mabus, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert, and Vice Adm. William Hilarides, commander of Naval Sea Systems Command. Hilarides will read the names and a bell will toll for each of those killed near the ceremony's conclusion.

For more information on the anniversary, please visit: http://www.navy.mil/local/wnym/index.asp

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