Army Observes Presidents Day at Mount Vernon
Photo Credit: Rhonda Apple
Dean Malissa, portraying Gen. George Washington expressed gratitude to a crowd of about 6,000 for their birthday wishes at Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens Monday. Standing behind Washington are Ann Bookout, regent, Mount Vernon Ladies Association, Maj. Gen. Karl R. Horst, commander Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, and Caressa Cameron, Miss America 2010. Horst and Bookout participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Washington’s tomb and Cameron sang the national anthem before the patriotic salute to Washington by The Old Guard.
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