Fw: VP Pool Report #1: Arrival/Service program

From: Memoli, Michael [mailto:xxx@email.com]
Sent: Thursday, June 04, 2015 01:18 PM
To: Spector, Stephen; Barkoff, Kendra A.; Pietranton, Kelsey
Subject: VP Pool Report #1: Arrival/Service program

Dover, Delaware –

At 12:49 pm a phalanx of law enforcement on motorcycles began approaching the Delaware Legislative State House, where pool was pre-set. It was followed shortly after by the VP’s motorcade, which included the hearse containing the flag-draped coffin of former Atty. Gen. Beau Biden. According to the Vice President’s office, the motorcade proceeded from downtown Wilmington and passed through Odessa, Smyrna, Cheswold and Delaware State University. Full pool report on the arrival processional to follow shortly.

A brief service is now under way in the State House’s Senate chamber. Here is the program, from the Vice President’s office:

·         Invocation by Chaplain of National Guard, Colonel Ed Brandt

·         Remarks and presentation of the Delaware Conspicuous Service Cross by Governor Jack Markell

·         Remarks by Senate President Pro Tempore Patricia Blevins

·         Remarks by Speaker of the House Peter Schwartzkopf

·         Remarks by Attorney General Matthew Denn

·         Remarks by Former State Supreme Court Justice Myron Steele

·         Benediction by Chaplain of National Guard, Colonel Ed Brandt

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Mike Memoli

Los Angeles Times / Tribune Washington Bureau

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