Two veterans of the United States armed forces will take lead roles in Tamaqua's Memorial Day parade and service.
Joe Vlcek has been named as grand marshal of Tamaqua's annual Memorial Day Parade, while Joel P. Perry will be the featured speaker for the service at Odd Fellows Cemetery.
The parade will be held rain or shine.
The parade will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31. The kickoff will be held at the Rahn Township Memorial on East Broad Street at 8:45 a.m., with the Color Guard of C.H. Berry Post 173 of the American Legion, Tamaqua, rendering honors.