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Locals honor and remember at Memorial Day events

...salute, taps and the reading of the "Flander's Field."Bill Fields, Kenai resident for 50 years, walked with the color guard during the Avenue of Flags. "I wouldn't miss it," Fields said, as he picked up spent rifle shells after the ceremony...
Church news

...Army Captain Ben Carpenter, who now resides in Nikiski. Navy veteran, Robert Booth, will sing the National Anthem. Color Guard from the American Veterans' of Foreign Wars, Post 10046 in Soldotna and American Legion Post 20 in Kenai will be on...
Our Progress Days

...Purcell. Lined up, organized and coordinated the parade. Thank you. We would like to recognize the VFW for providing Color Guard and setting up of the parade judges stand which was provided by Lynden Transport; to the volunteer parade judges...
Peninsula hosts first Inaugural event for Governor, First Lady, & Lt. Governor

...political speeches," reported Leona Oberts. Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Dave Carey opened the Gala with the VFW Color Guard Presentation, the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem, accompanied by the horn players from Bob Ramponi's...
Heavenly weekend awaits

...purchased at the Beta Sigma Phi bake sale beginning at 10 a.m. at the Anchor Point Visitor Center. Fire trucks, a color guard and other entries begin lining up for the parade at Petro Express at 10 a.m., with the parade starting at 10:30...
Around the Peninsula

...Office (old court house) in Kenai to honor and pray for those who lead and protect our country and our community. Color guard will be provided by the American Legion and VFW, Pastor Rick Cupp and Pastor Pisa Famui will lead the gathering. All...
Memorial Day has special meaning for former Army medic

...cemeteries in the area -- including Homer, Anchor Point and Ninilchik -- helping in other service organizations' color guards."It gives us the opportunity to thank the families for that person's service," he said. "I guess it is a time...
11th Annual Kenai Peninsula Air Fair a success

...Ken's Tackle, Guardian, Life Guard, Perro Communications, Sun Dog Seriographics, SOA/DOT, VFW & American Legend Color Guard, Glen Clifford, Patsy Clifford, Joe Harris, June Harris, Krista Stearns, Bob Molloy, Mike Boyle, Dagmar Mayer...
Thanks for celebrating progress

...along the parade route and all who came to join in on the festivities.We would like to recognize the VFW for providing Color Guard and setting up of the judges stand which was provided by Lynden Transport; to the volunteer judges- Kyle Fisher...
Memorial service focuses on military members sacrifices for America

...the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 10046 and American Veterans Post No. 4 helping to perform the duties of the color guard, rifle salute and conduct ceremonies. Speakers reminded their audience that while Memorial Day has taken on many different...


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