A Celebration of Service: Honoring Pennsylvania Veterans
Sunday 17MAY2015;  9:00am till 4:00pm
 
                                  The 28th Infantry Division has been honoring its service members at their National Shrine for over 70 years.  Guardsmen and women from the Division gather together annually to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice. 
 
Photos 
 
 
 
A Chinook makes its approach from Mount Nittany in preparation for landing on the morning of the event. 
 
 
   Grass thrown up from the rotor wash gives meaning to the term "Dust-Off." 
 
 
 
Touchdown! 
 
 

A Blackhawk helicopter makes an approach on the LZ from the direction of Tussey Mountain.  Differing from air shows, the public at the Celebration of Service really get to experience the power of flight up close.  
 
 

 An Apache arrives to round out the air support. 

 

Assorted tracked and wheeled vehicles on display draw a crowd of onlookers. 

  

Guideons from all associated PAANG units practice the march towards to Shrine for the ceremony.

  

 A SGT MAJ of Infantry keeps the troops in step. 
 
  
  
Dignitaries arrive via flights from Harrisburg.
 
 
 
 
  
The 28th Division Band begins the ceremonies at 12:30 p.m. sharp.
 
  
 
 The Service begins.
 
  
 
 
 An artillery battery fires the traditional 21-gun salute prior to the playing of Taps and the conclusion of the ceremony.  
 
 
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