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The Ceremony Participation includes color guards (no more than 8 members per color guard), dress uniforms members who participate in the carrying of the large USA flag on the field and select apparatus who will be part of the ceremonial parade.


The Ceremony will be starting at approx 5pm, however was ask all participants to be there no later than 4:30pm for the parade lineup. 


Participants must be active members of law enforcement, or fire department/district in Dutchess, Orange, Ulster or Putnam Counties. 


Participants must provide their full dress uniform to wear during the ceremony.  Color Guards must provide their own flags/banners and other items they wish to carry. 


There will be a limit to the number of members able to participate.  Participation will be determined when payment is received, however ultimately participation is solely at the discretion of the executive committee of the Hudson Valley Guns and Hoses. 


For more information or to sign up for the Ceremony Participation, please contact:

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