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2011 Memorial Day

Memorial Day Program
Monday, May 30, 2:00 PM
All Veterans Memorial at Pratt Airport
Master of Ceremonies—Jack Ewing

American Legion Riders Arrive
Presentation of Colors---Pratt National Guard, 1161st Forward Support Co.
Flag Salute led by Jack Ewing
Star Spangled Banner–Leonard and Marina Pohl
Invocation--Lt Col. Dave Schmidt
Jack Ewing - Welcome and Introduction of Vice-Mayor Bill Hlavachick
Introduction by George Stevens, Ret. Command Sgt. Major
Speaker: MSG Terence Gosha
George Stevens Telephone conversation with SFC John McGraw with the
Pratt National Guard unit in Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Africa
George Stevens, Presentation of Certificate of Appreciation to Family of
Bud Simmons
Patriotic Music - Leonard and Marina Pohl
Introduction by Jack McCawley
Speaker: Dennis McKinney, Kansas Racing and Gaming Commissioner
Retrieval of Colors--- Pratt National Guard, 1161st Forward Support Co.
Closing Statements - Jack Ewing
American Legion Riders Depart
God Bless You, Our Troops and Their Families, and God Bless America