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Memorial Day 2015

posted May 27, 2015, 2:42 PM by Penny McCarthy   [ updated May 29, 2015, 12:31 PM ]

 This year's Keynote Speaker was Major General, Julie Bentz, US Army.  The Master of Ceremonies was Jim Willis.  Presentation of Colors was
by the Marine Corps League.  The National Anthem was sung by the Bomack Family Singers.  Father Aniceto Guirba of St Mary's Parish gave the invocation.  Wreaths were laid by representatives of the Gold Star Mothers, Prisoners of War/Missing in Action, Soldier's Cross honoring all KIA/MIA, Daughters of the American Revolution, Grand Army of the Republic, Commander Steve Adams represented the Families of WWI
, Families of WWII, Korean War Veterans, Vietnam Veterans of American, Veterans of Iraq & Afghanistan, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 17, 
Linn Co. Voiture 727 of the 40 & 8, AMVETS Post 15, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 584, American Legion Post 10 and Unit 10 Auxiliary, Marine Corps League, Military Order of the Cootie, and the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus.  Rifle Salute was provided by the Honor Guard, Naval ROTC from OSU, Taps was played by members of Boy Scout Troop 99.  Pastor Larry Gaskin from Eastside Christian Church gave the Benediction.  
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