Vice President Joe Biden to attend memorial service for ‘Hot Shots’

Posted by AzBlueMeanie:

Prescott's The Daily Courier reports, VP Biden, McCain to attend Hotshots' memorial service:

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President Joe Biden will attend Tuesday's memorial service for the 19
Granite Mountain Hotshots who were killed fighting the Yarnell Hill
fire, the White House said today.

[Both of Arizona's Senators, John McCain and Jeff Flake, plan to attend Tuesday's memorial.]

The service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at Tim's Toyota Center in Prescott Valley.

The official memorial for the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots has been
set for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, at Tim's Toyota Center in
Prescott Valley, and organizers are planning for full-capacity
attendance at the 6,000-seat venue, with overflow seating outside.

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