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May 29, 2023
10:00 AM

Military Museum

109 W 2nd Ave
Gastonia, NC
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Memorial Day Program

Monday, May 29, 2023

Memorial Day Program
May 29,2023
10:00 AM

Welcome: Michael Meeks Sr (Army)

Chairman of Gaston Gaston Veterans Council

Invocation: Rev.Thomas Gillespie

Hebron Church of Jesus Christ of Lowell

Presentation of Colors

Gaston County Civil Air Patrol

National Anthem

Sam May  (Air Force)

Posting of Colors

Gaston County Civil Air Patrol

Recognition of Elected Officials

Michael Meeks Sr

Patriotic Music by the Gaston Symphonic Band

Armed Forces Melodies, Army-Marine-Navy-Air Force- Coast Guard

POW/MIA Ceremony: Glenn Perkins (Marine)

Presentation of Casket: Gaston County Civil Air Patrol

Introduction of Speaker: Tony Sherrill

Guess Speaker: Donnie Loftis (Retired Army)

NC House of Representatives 109th District 

Presentation of Wreaths: Tony Sherrill

Patriotic Music: Gaston Symphonic Band

Closing Remarks: Chairman Michael Meeks Sr (Army)

Benediction: Rev.Thomas Gillespie

Hebron Church of Jesus Christ of Lowell

Retiring of Colors

Gaston County Civil Air Patrol

Volley and Taps Gaston County Honor Guard 

Commander: Joe Harris  (Retired Army)

Taps: Frank Gettys (Marine) 

Sponsors: Gaston County Veterans Council, Dignity/Carothers Funeral Home Gaston County Honor Guard, Gaston Symphonic Band

Thanks to Following

American Red Cross, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts Troop 54 Bessemer City

Military Museum Open 
109 W 2nd Ave 

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