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Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)

Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial Cairn

Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial Cairn

On December 21 at 1:30PM, the Pender UMC Choir traditionally sings for the Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie) Memorial Service at Arlington National Cemetery.

One of the songs we traditionally sing at this service – “Under His Wings” – was composed in memory of the victims.  It can be heard in the videos below.

A few years ago was the 25th anniversary of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing. A C-Span video of the anniversary event

http://www.c-span.org/video/?316910-1/pan-flight-103-25th-anniversary-memorial-service

Another video from the anniversary year:

For full remarks about the anniversary service, including speaker’s notes, please see https://www.victimsofpanamflight103.org/events/2013/arlington

Here’s a timeline of the terrible event on December 21, 1988:

Extraordinary Response Pan Am 103

 

 

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Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)

Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial Cairn

Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial Cairn

On December 21 at 1:30PM the Pender UMC Choir traditionally sings for the Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie) Memorial Service at Arlington National Cemetery.  Today, the choir sang at the 8:15 service at Pender so that we could get to Arlington Cemetery in a timely fashion.

One of the songs we  traditionally sing at this service – “Under His Wings” – was composed in memory of the victims.  It can be heard in the videos below.

Last year was the 25th anniversary of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing.

A C-Span video of last year’s anniversary event

http://www.c-span.org/video/?316910-1/pan-flight-103-25th-anniversary-memorial-service

Another video from last year:

For a full remarks about last year’s service, including speaker’s notes, please see https://www.victimsofpanamflight103.org/events/2013/arlington

Here’s a timeline of the terrible event on December 21, 1988:

Extraordinary Response Pan Am 103

 

 
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Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)

Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial Cairn

Pan Am Flight 103 Memorial Cairn

On December 21 at 1:30PM the Pender UMC Choir traditionally sings for the Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie) Memorial Service at Arlington National Cemetery.

Last year was my first time experiencing this service and it was so touching.  One of the songs we sang is traditionally sung at this service –   “Under His Wings”, which was composed in memory of the victims. Last year was the 23rd anniversary of the Pan Am Flight 103 bombing.  A C-Span video of last year’s event (video run time is 1 hr 3 min): http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/Flight10

Last year’s speakers included:

Eric Holder, United States Attorney General
Robert Mueller, FBI Director
Frank Mulholland, Lord Advocate of Scotland
Ali Aujali, Libyan Ambassador to the Unites States
John O. Brennan, Deputy National Security Advisor and Assistant to the President
Brian Murtagh, Department of Justice Prosecutor for the Lockerbie case

For a full remarks about last year’s service, including speaker’s notes, please see http://www.victimsofpanamflight103.org/events/2011/arlington

Here’s a timeline of the event, December 21, 1988:

Extraordinary Response Pan Am 103

A summary of the Memorial Service from 2008, the 20th anniversary:

 
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Posted by on December 21, 2012 in Music, Posts of Interest, Videos

 

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