On the 11th Day, on the 11th hour on the 11th Month, bells rang out in Baltimore City as the City of Baltimore and their sponsors honored their active, reserve and retired Veterans with an Award and Wreath Laying Ceremony.
Former Delegate of the State of Maryland Clarence “Tiger” Davis was the emcee for the day. Also in attendance were keynote speaker, Anthony Brown, 4th Congressional District, 3rd Congressional District Congressman John Sarbanes along with Brig. General Janeen L. Birckhead Commander ARNG were honored respectfully. Also recognized and honored were the Monumental City Guards (Veterans of the 231 Transportation Truck Battalion). 7th Congressional District Congressman Kweisi Mfume concluded the ceremony.
Rounding out the guest list was Ms. Hope Jackson (Ms. Maryland America’s Select Veteran) and Ms. Jackie Walter’s (American Beauties National Pageant). Maryland Gold Star Moms Yvonne J. Green, Stephanie White, Michelle Murphy and Maria Chambers had the Honor of laying the wreath.