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ceremony for veterans
JULY 6TH - DEDICATION OF VETERANS’ FLAGPOLE
VILLAGE SQUARE – 1:00 PM
Call to order and welcome - Dale Bufler
Present the flag -
Raise the flag - Paul Gillespie
Pledge of Allegiance
Read names of those killed in action – Doug Ross
Recognize veterans of foreign wars who are present – Doug Ross
Present a Darrtown “Medal of Honor” to the veterans who are present - Betty Daniels and Sandy Jolivette
National Anthem - Alan Dunkleberger
Honor Guard salute
The Bicentennial Committee commissioned the Medals of Honor through donations and fund-raisers.
Honoring military veterans from Darrtown and vicinity during the Bicentennial was a fitting outcome of the Steering Committee's plans to improve the village square.
Landscaping led to paved walkways and benches in the park.
The pavers and benches led to the plaza and the monument for military veterans.
The veterans' monument led to the flag pole project.
All those factors evolved into the idea of holding a ceremony for veterans.
The idea of a ceremony led to the creation of a commemorative medal of honor.
THe Medal of Honor
Fred Lindley designed the medallion. Ron Wiley arranged for the production of the medallions.
The medallions were presented to all veterans from Darrtown and vicinity that the committee was able to identify and invite to the ceremony.
The Slide Show
The slide show plays automatically; however, you may control it by placing your cursor on the screen to pause and scroll or use the arrows at the either side of the screen to view slides at the left or right. Most slides will enlarge, when you click them.
Scenes from the ceremony for military veterans
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