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Moment of Remembrance observed

Eddie Turner, a U.S. Marine Sgt. Major - Retired, sounded a bell as J. D. Baumgardner, U.S. Navy, read the names of service men for whom flags fly on the downtown Mount Vernon plazaA moment of remembrance was observed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 during a ceremony on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza. Eddie Turner, a U.S. Marine Sgt. Major - Retired, sounded a bell as J. D. Baumgardner, U.S. Navy, read the names of service men for whom flags fly on the downtown Mount Vernon plaza and those with flags at the City Cemetery. For more details from the event, see the May 30 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.