Veterans Memorial

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Schedule of Events 

Monday, November 11, 2013, 2pm

 

Welcome:

Mayor Joe Smith

Presentation of Colors:

North Little Rock High School JROTC

National Anthem:

North Little Rock High School Girls Ensemble

Invocation:

R.D. Kinsey, Commander, American Legion Post 74

Introduction of Special Guests:

Alderman Steve Baxter

 

Miss Arkansas Collegiate America, Raygan Sylvester

Keynote Speaker:

Paul Suskie, SR VP and General Counsel Southwest Power Pool, LTC ARNG-DSJA, Afghanistan and Iraq Veteran, Previous North Little Rock City Attorney

Reading of Names:

Alderman Debi Ross and Alderman Linda Robinson

 

Bell Ringer: CSM Deborah Collins

Taps:

Officer Blake Barnes, Honor Guard, North Little Rock Police Department

Closing Remarks:

Mayor Joe Smith

Benediction:

Silas Spann, Chaplain, American Legion Post 74

America the Beautiful:

North Little Rock High School Concert Choir

God Bless the USA:

106th Army Band with the Arkansas National Guard Five Star Brass

 

 

 

*Cheri Courtright, Sign-Language Interpreter

 

 

In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as Armistice Day to commemorate the end of World War I. The end of the war happened at the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, thus November 11 was chosen.

Congress changed the name to Veterans Day in 1954. Veterans Day, a legal holiday in the U.S., honors all who have served in the nation’s armed forces, whether they are living or dead.

 

NAME MILITARY BRANCH   NAME MILITARY BRANCH
Acosta, John Wayne Army   Kuehnert, Billy Hiram Navy
Adams, Willie Guy, Jr. Army   Lamberson, William Edward Army
Baker, Aquila Army   Manees, Fred M. Army
Beardsley, William R. Army   Manning, Gerald Alton Navy
Belcher, Billy Dean Navy   Mayer, Paul Evans Marines
Biles, Calvin Webb Marines   McCommons, Michael Ray Army
Blevins, Hiris Wayne Army   Miller, Charles Edward Navy
Briley, Donovan L. Army   Miller, Cloyce H. Army
Canady, Carl A. Army AC   Mooty, Lawrence Boyd Army
Clements, George Lee Army   Moore, Clarence L. A.  Army
Conway, James Albert Army   Mossholder, Loyd Walter Navy
Cook, Marvin, Jr. Marines   Musick, Arthur Benton Navy
Copeland, Joseph Errett Navy   Neighbors, Lester A. Army
Crowder, Harold Edward Marines   Nolen, Bobbie E. Army
Davis, James William Navy   Oholendt, Harry Kenneth Army
Davis, Ronald Eugene Army   Pattison, Ronald Alan Marines
DeBell, James Albert Navy   Rash, Ronald Wayne Army
Dedman, Julian Dean Army   Ratcliff, Henry Earl Navy
Dhonau, Charles M., Jr. Army   Rea, Fred Daniel Army
Dillon, Richard Hall, Jr. Marines   Robertson, Gerald William Marines
Dixon, Jay B. Army   Robbins, William T.  ANG
Elledge, Michael Stewart Army   Schriver, Thomas M. Marines
Eubanks, George R. Marines   Screeton, James Clark Navy
Evans, Dean P. Army AC   Seabourn, Lloyd Earl, Jr. Navy
Fairchild, Lloyd Thomas Navy   Sheppard, Ben Ogilvie, Jr. Navy
Felder, Arthur ANG   Smith, Louis W. Army
Hale, George M., Jr. Army AC   Smith, William Taft Army
Hampton, Michael Dewayne Army   Spratlin, Michael Stephen Navy
Henderson, Frank Herman Army   Stroble, Coy Edward Army
Hines, Arvel Clay Navy   Stukey, Frederick Luther, Jr. Army
Holcomb, Oscar Thomas Army   Taylor, Michael Vernon ANG
Holloway, Freddy Lee Army   Thomas, Robert Milton Army
Howard, William Archie Marines   Tilley, Louis Henry Marines
Johnson, Nathaniel Noble Navy   Tobey, Roy Carl Army AC
Johnson, Robert Thomas Army   Ward, James Henry Marines
Jones, Otis Cecil, Jr. Army   Warren, William Thomas ANG
Kaufman, Richard C. Army   Webster, William A. Army AC
Klassen, Francis James Army   Westbrook, Buster Army
Kordsmeier, Patrick William ANG   Williams, Edward Odell Army
Kresse, Joseph Anthony Navy   Wood, William E., Jr. Air Force

 

IN MEMORY OF ALL WHO HAVE

GIVEN THEIR LIVES IN

SERVICE TO THEIR COUNTRY

 


Perhaps they are not stars,

but rather openings in heaven

where the love of our lost ones

pours through and shines down

upon us to let us know they are happy.

  – Inuit Proverb

 

 

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