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National Guard ceremony

Posted: Friday, Jul 12th, 2013




The National Guard restationing ceremony took place on Friday, June 21, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Numerous veterans, notable members of Redfield, and families of those in service were in attendance.

It began with an introduction from Major Jason Kettwig and a salute from the troops. The National Anthem was sung by SPC Anna Simons. Pastor Timothy Fugman led the troops and audience in prayer and then turned the stage over to CPT Carl Starns for the presentation of awards. Awards were given to the City of Redfield and to the Redfield School. The awards were for 50 years of community support from the Redfield National Guard. The Redfield National Guard flag was cased and then Redfield Mayor Jayme Akin gave a speech.

Akinís speech was interrupted by reports of a tornado. The ceremony ended abruptly.

For the complete article see the 06-26-2013 issue.

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