Monday, June 13, 2016

Fort GreeneVille DAR honors Memorial Day

Local Vietnam Veterans, DAR members and VFW Post 7262 Ladies Aux members
Regent Mary Jane Dietrick and WW II Veteran Ross Clark
 In preparation for the holiday weekend, members of the DAR chapter assisted the VFW Post 7262 Ladies Aux. place flags on Ladies Aux. members' gravesites.

On Memorial Day, a parade and ceremony was held in Greenville. Vietnam Veteran Terry Clark provided an antique fire truck to transport Fort GreeneVille DAR members, VFW Post 7262 Ladies Aux members and Vietnam Veterans. Also in the parade unit was Terry's father, Ross Clark, a WW II Veteran. During the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Greenville Cemetery, Regent Mary Jane Dietrich presented a certificate and medal of appreciation to WW II Veteran Ross Clark on behalf of all WW II Veterans. This year is the 75th Anniversary of WW II.

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history, and support better education for our nation's children. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 165,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world's largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the work of today's DAR, visit

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