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Jerry Dean Tindel
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VFW to honor veterans for Memorial Day

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    VFW post commander Chuck Swain begins the ceremony, honoring those who have fought for the United States.
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    From right to left: Senior vice commander Teresa Owens talks with post chaplain Eduardo Hidrogo and charter member Dud Morris, both veterans of World War II.
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    Lonnie Swonke lowers the flag to half staff.
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    Buddy poppies, a symbol of the VFW, were available at last year’s Memorial Day breakfast.
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    Dud Morris (left) and Bruce Lynn (right), both WWII veterans, exchange stories about their time in service.

Last year, the Elgin VFW Post 6115 hosted their annual breakfast and Memorial Day ceremony on Sunday, May 26 (pictured right). This year, they will again hold their annual ceremony on Sunday, May 24 at 9 a.m. both at the VFW Post and with an online Zoom meeting.

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