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The North Central Arkansas Veterans Council is again sponsoring the May 29, 2023 Annual Memorial Day Commemoration at Veterans Plaza 2000 in Mountain Home, AR. The host organization is the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 251. David E. Butts, President of Branch 251 will be serving as Master-of-Ceremonies. The ceremony will start promptly at 11 a.m.
This year our keynote speaker will be Geraldine Swientek Butts, member of FRA Branch 251 and a Retired Navy Veteran with 22 years of military service. Chaplain will be Mr. Robert Wochner, Deacon at St. Peter’s Catholic Church. Music will be provided by KTLO Radio. Colors will be provided by the participating Veterans Organizations and Honors by the Honor Guard of Alley White American Legion Post 52.
Immediately after the two ceremonies cupcakes and coffee will be served at VFW Post 3246.
KTLO is providing sound and broadcast of the festivities. In the event of inclement weather, there is no alternate date or location, and cancellation will be announced on KTLO.
The Observer will be closed in recognition of Memorial Day. Daily editions will resume on Tuesday.