Cape Gazette

Milton VFW Post 6984 honors veterans

Jun 18, 2014
Photo by: Deny Howeth

Milton honored veterans on Memorial Day, May 26, by raising the flag, placing wreaths and offering thoughts and thanks to all who served in all wars and conflicts.

Saluting, after the laying of the wreaths, are (l-r) Hank Rickards, VFW District 4 commander; the Rev. Phil Marvel, Rep. Steve Smyck, R-Milton, and VFW Post 6984 Commander John Hohman.


Tom McDade, junior vice commander of VFW Post 6984, center, begins the ceremony with the raising of the flag, as Master Sgt. Robert Racich, left, and Master Gunnery Sgt. Richard Hileman, assist. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Sgt. Maj. Christopher Armstrong speaks about veterans who have touched his life. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
George Horneck, World War II Navy veteran, is accompanied by his wife Nancy, right, and Gretchen Boise. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Master Sgt. Robert Racich and Tom McDade, junior vice commander VFW Post 6984, salute after the placing of the wreaths. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
VFW District 4 Commander Hank Rickards listens as Rep. Steve Smyk thanks the veterans past and present. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Jack Luzzi, WWII Air Force Veteran, left and Bob Miller, Korean War Veteran Salute the flag and recite the Pledge of Allegiance. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Kay WIlley, president of American Legion Post 20 Ladies Auxiliary, (l-r) Mayor Marion Jones and Commander John Hohman, honor the fallen with the laying of the wreaths. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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