Memorial Day Ceremony Is May 27th

The Dillon County Memorial Day Ceremony, sponsored by the Dillon County Veterans Organization, will be held on May 27 at 11:00 a.m. at Veterans Square in Dillon.

The agenda is as follows:
Welcome/Opening Remarks- (Maj. General) James E. Lockemy
Post the Colors-Dillon High School JROTC
Invocation-Rev. Matthew D. Adams
National Anthem- Ms. Lataurean Brigman
Hoisting The Flags- United States -(Msg) Terry Morris And MIA / POW-(Seaman) Tony Peele, South Carolina- (SGM) George Pullie, (SFC) Harry Moore
Pledge of Allegiance-(Sgt) Ronnie Stone
Special Music-{America the Beautiful}-Mr. Jackson Stone
Introduction of Guest Speaker-(Sgt Maj) John Harlow

1SG Hardee

Guest Speaker-1SG Rodney Hardee /SC National Guard
Hardee was born and reared in Loris, South Carolina. He entered Active Duty Army in March 1989 as a Military Police Officer Active Duty Service 1989-1992, and entered SCARNG June in 1992 as an Abrams Tank Crewman National Guard Service 1992-1997, 2004-Present
Roll Call – Deceased Veterans since 05/2018-(Maj. Gen.) James E. Lockemy
Distinguished Award – Deceased Veteran-(Maj. Gen.) James E. Lockemy
Laying the Memorial Wreath-(Msg) Terry Morris, (Seaman) Tony Peele
3 Volley Rifle Salute to Deceased Veterans,(Capt.) Charlie Caldwell, (Msgt) James Leslie, (Sgt) Raymond Mack
Taps,(Msgt) James Leslie
Retire the Colors, Dillon High School JROTC
Special Music,{Amazing Grace}, Mr. Jackson Stone
Benediction/Bless the food, Rev. Matthew D. Adams

[BRANCH OF SERVICE] Lockemy-U.S. Army/Morris-U.S. Army/Peele-U.S. Navy/Pullie-U.S. Army/Moore-U.S. Army/Harlow-U.S. Marine Corps/Caldwell-U.S. Marine Corps/Stone-U.S. Marine Corps /Leslie-U.S. Air Force/ Mack – U.S. Air Force
Reception inside the City County Complex Building in Honor of Charles R. Lee is provided by the Dillon Chapter of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Post 32.

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