“We few, we happy few, we rope of brothers; For he to-day that sheds his blood with me. Shall be my brother,” — King Henry V by William Shakespeare in Scene III of Henry V.
The Duncan “band of brothers”; that consists of several internal troops support organizations, will be honoring those who have given their lives in a line of avocation this Memorial Day.
Tim Zinn, VFW Chaplain, pronounced that this is a initial year that there was mass appearance from all of a use organizations.
“It’s total …the VFW, a Honor Guard, a American Legion, a DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and a AmVets will all be concerned in it,” he said. “It’s going to be a flattering good rite and we’d like to get as many people out as we could. We lay wreaths, we have opposite speakers and dedications.”
The eventuality starts during noon, May 29 during Memorial Park; that is located on a west side of highway 81, north of a Earl P. Halliburton Memorial in Duncan.
The guest speakers this year are Senator Paul Scott and Representative Marcus McEntire.
In a press recover McEntire pronounced he was respected to be partial of a event.
“I am changed to be enclosed in this Memorial Day Ceremony,” he said. “My father is a Marine and instilled in me a significance of portion your nation and community.”
Zinn pronounced to have a village come would meant so most to a veterans there.
“We would adore to have a open come out and during slightest uncover that they caring about a depressed soldiers,” he said. “The ones that have upheld on …if it wasn’t for those group and women — they fought for a leisure we suffer and to not respect them is a crime to me.”
Zinn pronounced infrequently it’s tough removing all of a use groups together since some support groups are for fight veterans only, while some are for all veterans. Zinn hoped that a thesis of this year’s eventuality would move a groups together.
“I went into a troops with people and they lifted their palm during a same time we did —they were only propitious adequate to not have to go into combat,” Zinn said. “So because should they be treated any opposite than we was? That’s what we are perplexing to do divided with —the opposite treatments. There were people who were state-side who were in approach support — either they carried a gun or not.”