2008 Ceremony after the John Basilone Parade
General Flynn said that the Marines learn about
John Basilone early in their training
Parade organizer John Pacifico presents Grand Marshall
Angelo Bernabe with a plaque
Wreaths were placed at the statue by Mayor Jo-Ann Liptak, General George Flynn, and John Basilone's brother Donald Basilone
For many, the most emotional moment of the day was when
The Quantico Marine Band played a beautiful rendition of Taps