Tribute To Veterans!
The fifth annual Memorial Day Kickoff and Tribute to Veterans was held at the Capitol Hill Club. Here, the US Marines Anacostia unit surround Rep. Peter King (NY), Col. James Tierney (US Army-Retired) of the famed 69th Reg. NY, famed tenor Anthony Kearns, who sang for everyone, having previously sung at the Preakness and the Kennedy Center, and his accompanist Jon Laird.
At the podium, Rep. Mike Coffman (CO), the only member of Congress to serve in the Army and Marines, surrounded by Rep. Ryan Zenke (MT), the first Navy SEAL elected to Congress, Politico's Daniel Lippman, and decorated Korean War veteran, Rep. Charlie Rangel (NY).
More than 150 guests enjoyed mingling and sampling fine bourbon by Beam Suntory. Here, Capt. Jason Haag (USMC-retired), the American Humane Association's Danique Masingill, and The Congressional Institute's Mark Strand.
World War II veteran Arnold Taylor is surrounded by Laura Unsworth and Maryland National Guard and BraveHEART Horsemanship program's Maj. Jeff Unsworth.