I attended today's County Supervisors meeting. I was deeply moved by a presentation made to men who are getting ready to ride across the country, to Arlington, to see that the cremains of three veterans are laid to rest with honor and respect.
You can read the story here:
And attend the send-off celebration on May 20th - details below.
from the blog: miapblog
Redding Vets Hall
20 May 09
Lunch (suggested donation for tir-tip or chicken $7): 11 am to 1 pm
Ceremony Start Time: 12:00 Noon
Location: Redding Vets Hall, Yuba Street
Welcome: (Jim Gibson)
Invocation: Don Mangrum
Pledge of Allegiance: (TBD)
Remarks/Presentations: (Mayor Bosetti and Shasta County Supervisor)
Honors at Arlington Mission: (Fred Salanti)
Benediction: Mary Turner
Ceremony End Time: 12:30
MIAP Escort Team Departure Time: 1:00 PM
Read more about the Missing in America Project here.