Veterans Memorial, Smithville Park

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WREATHS across AMERICA The Friends of the Smithville Veterans Memorial would ask that you remember Wreaths across America in the fall and plan on participating in 2018.  Information will be posted when it becomes available.



Veterans Memorial Presentations during the Wayne County Farm Tour, October 14 and 15, 2017

Captain David Tschantz, U.S. Army Reserve, Eagle Scout, Bugle Merit Badge played the bugle from memory: Reveille, Assembly, To the Color and Taps

Senior Airman Dana Keirstead is an active member of 555 Honors Detachment of Wayne County, AMVETS (American Veterans), Smithville Historical Society and Friends of the Veterans Memorial Committe.  As Airman 1st Class he was active duty in 1961 and 1962 with the U.S. Air Force serving in Germany during the Berlin Wall Crisis.  Sr. Airman Keirstead is shown here saluting the battlefield cross.


Other Planned Presentations were:

The MIssing Man Table

Bibles in the Military

Chaplains in the Military


U.S. Flag Folding, it's meaning and symbolism

Merchant Marine, a forgotten service

Tribute to the Military Family


Photos Courtesy of Joyce Garn