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05/31/10 — Mount Olive ceremony marks troops courage

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Mount Olive ceremony marks troops courage

By News-Argus Staff
Published in News on May 31, 2010 10:41 AM

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Troy Herring

Southern Wayne High School ROTC cadet Lt. Col. T'Keyah Hagans, left, and VFW Post 9959 Commander Richard Hansen place a ceremonial wreath at the foot of the flag pole in Maplewood Cemetery in Mount Olive during a Memorial Day service Sunday. The service included a history of every major American flag by the National Sojourners Tun Tavern Camp Heroes of 1776, patriotic stories, the laying of a ceremonial wreath, and the lowering of the flag to half-staff.

MOUNT OLIVE -- Toddler Caber Johnson was more interested in his Goldfish snacks and the decorations on the wreath than Sunday's Memorial Day observance. But for his father and former Marine, Dave Johnson, it was important that his son be...

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