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WWII, Korean War vets feted in honor flight

...send-off for the veterans in Anchorage. Lt. Gov. Byron Mallot greeted them. The Colony High School Junior ROTC color guard saluted them. At layovers in Portland, Ore., and at the Washington, D.C., airport, more honor guards met them...
A memorable Memorial Day Flanders Field which explains the poppy tradition and Tim Wisnewski played Taps following a combined Rifle Salute. The benediction was presented by Mary Hall who also prayed for rain and the colors were retired by a combined Color Guard.
Dispatch gone," Olsen added.Johnson and Rich, shot on May 1 in the village of Tanana, near Fairbanks, were given a color guard, prayer, with around 78 in attendance.St. Innocent's Academy provided musical entertainment - singing everything...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...


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