October 6, 2015
Members of the Georgia World War I Centennial Commission attended a remembrance ceremony at the State Capitol on the occasion of the visit of Prime Ministers Mark Rutte from the Netherlands and Geert Bourgeois from Flanders. In addition to remarks by both prime ministers and Gov. Nathan Deal, Georgia’s First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Deal, read the poem “In Flanders Fields” by John McCrae.
Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal reads the poem “In Flanders Fields”:
Gov. Deal and Prime Ministers Rutte and Bourgeois pay respects at the Georgia Veterans Memorial at the State Capitol: