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Letter: An amazing dedication

Posted: Thursday, Sep 19th, 2013

Ron & Carol Martinez and David, Annavee, Shannon, Matthew & kids & Grandma Leona Edwards would like to thank Pastor Wayne Wittner and his beautiful wife Melody and all the First Christian Church members for the dedication of the Plaque, Flag Pole and Flag in honor of our son and daughter Sgt. Glen E. Martinez U.S.M.C. and Sgt. Faith R. Hinkley U.S. Army KIA 05-02-2008 Iraq KIA 08-07-2010 Iraq

The ceremony was attended by many on the beautiful, sunny day of September 15th at 2 p.m. with Command Sgt. Major Larry Heersink of the U.S. Army, Captain Eugene Farish of the U.S. Army Rangers and Corporal Matthew Martinez of the U. S. Marine Corps presenting the colors and raising the flag.

We would like to thank Pastor Wittner for his beautiful presentation and prayers for this dedication along with Deaonís Don Lamb, Ray Torres and Jerry LeBlanc of the St. Joseph Catholic Church to add their prayers and blessings on the Flag Pole, Flag and Plaque. A thank you to Mr. Don Noland for taking all the pictures of the ceremony.

Delicious refreshments were served after the ceremony in the fellowship hall at the First Christian Church.

And again we would like to offer our heartfelt thanks to all of you.

For the complete article see the 09-19-2013 issue.

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