Tualatin Memorial Day to include missing man flyover, U.S. Army ranger
Tualatin's annual Memorial Day Observance is set for Monday at 10:45 a.m. at Winona Cemetery, 9900 S.W. Tualatin Road.
The first event of the day will be a Missing Man Maneuver Flyover followed by a fast-paced patriotic program that includes a free barbecue picnic at Tualatin Community Park.
The honored veteran this year will be Bill Manderfeld, a U.S. Army Ranger who served in Viet Nam.
Other participants include Norb Murray, a U.S. Marine during Viet Name who will narrate the flyover; the Tualatin High School Crimsonnaires, who will sing the National Anthem; Gerry Tunstall, a U.S. Air Force veteran who served during the Viet Nam War, who will lead the Pledge of Allegiance.
In addition, there will be remarks from Tualatin Mayor and U.S. Army Veteran Frank Bubenik, Oregon Rep. Rachel Prusak and State Sen. Rob Wagnerwill.
Dale Potts, a Viet Nam War veteran, will serve as emcee and Tualatin Police Department officers will serve as the color guard.
Finally, Martin Murrell is the guest bugler and Kathy Walsh, president of the VFW Auxiliary, will recite "In Flander's Field."
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