"Honoring Those Who Serve" Tribute At Honor Park May 15

Thursday, May 13, 2021
The public is invited to join an event, "A Tribute to Those Who Serve," this Saturday at Honor Park, 1 Cleburne St. in Fort Oglethorpe from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

There will be a bell ringing ceremony for police officers who have lost their lives, beginning at 11 a.m.

Events and performances will include LFO JROTC Honor Guard, Alhambra Highlander Pipes & Drums, patriotic music by Suttles Family Legacy, a military service table ceremony and a VVA 203-KIA: Dade, Walker, Catoosa and Whitfield display. 

The keynote address will be given by Dr.
Mary Lambert, DNP, RN, FAAN, retired 0-6, Army & U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps.

Officials said, "As always, we will be honoring our military veterans with song, praise and prayer.  Mr. Leroy Wilson will be asking God's grace. VVA 203-member, Don Hays, will be displaying the Georgia Vietnam KIA plaque. Many other veteran directed events will be happening, all beginning at 11 a.m.
 
"This year we have added, Building the Blue Bridge to our events." 

RSVP to the event here.

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