Memorial Day services held in Letcher

Monday, May 30, Memorial Day services were held at the Letcher Community Hall.
Commander Darwin/Butch Morrison was the emcee and an invocation was given by Pastor Garry Swagger.
Guests of the day participated in the Pledge of Allegiance and Star Spangled Banner.
“In Flanders Field” and “America’s Answer” were both read by Samantha Dean.
Commander Morrison recognized 60-year members, Norman Thompson, Marvin Northrup and Charles Schafranek.
Justin Morrison was the speaker and gave a very interesting talk about his deployment to Iraq.
Harry Northrup read the roll call of the departed comrades.
Miss Poppy Sophia Kelly placed the wreath in memory of the Unknown Soldiers.
Taps was played by Jonathan Linke.
Several members of the Tormey-Stach American Legion Post 93 gave Salute to the Departed Veterans.
The benediction was given by Pastor Garry Swagger.
Coffee and rolls were served by the Letcher American Legion Auxiliary to a crowd of about 110.

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