Monday, May 27, 2013

Alpine Township 2013 Memorial Day Service

Alpine Township officials with the assistance of Comstock Park Boy Scout Troop #223  and the Honor Guard of the American Legion Furniture City American Legion Post #258 conducted its annual Memorial Day service, not only honoring all those veterans who died while serving in the Armed Forces, but all who served in the military and are buried in Alpine Center, Englishville, Pine Grove and Holy Trinity Cemeteries.    

Township Clerk Jean Wahlfield welcoming members of the community

Boys Scouts raising the flag and then lowering it to half mast

Cliff Bartrum (right) offering salute during flag ceremony
Trustee Mike Wahlfield  giving the invocation
Trustee Bill Schweitzer providing history of Memorial Day
Treasurer Jim Townsend reading names of veterans buried at Holy Trinity Cemetery

Some of those who attended the ceremony

American Legion Honor Guard  providing Gun Salute.


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