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 ADVISORY WV DMAPS to mark anniversary of 2016 flood

6/22/2017

June 22, 2017

ADVISORY: WV DMAPS to mark anniversary of 2016 flood

 

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The W.Va. Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety is holding a brief ceremony Friday, June 23 at noon to mark the anniversary of the devastating 2016 flooding and remember those who lost their lives in that disaster.

 The event will take place at the West Virginia State Police Academy, where dozens of department employees will be undergoing training that morning. Weather permitting, the ceremony will include a ringing of the memorial bell on the campus’ main plaza by representatives of DMAPS agencies, West Virginia’s congressional delegation, the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency and Gov. Jim Justice.

 

WHO:  W.Va. Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety (DMAPS)

WHAT: 2016 Flood Memorial Ceremony

WHEN:
Noon Friday, June 23

WHERE: W.Va. State Police Academy, 135 Academy Dr., Dunbar, WV 25064

LAWRENCE MESSINA (304) 558-2930 Lawrence.C.Messina@wv.gov