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Veterans honored at Prairie City ceremony

Vets give a gun salute and Janine Goodwin performs national anthem.
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Published on November 13, 2017 11:48AM

Prairie City American Legion Post 106 members give a gun salute on Veterans Day. Lined up in the ceremony are Dick Thiede (Navy), Dale Duby (Marines), Terry Williams (Marines), Ed Negus (Navy), Neale Ledgerwood (Army), LB Adams (Army) and Ab Bezona (Army). Tom McAuslan (Navy) led the ceremony with a prayer and a speech to honor those who have served.

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Prairie City American Legion Post 106 members give a gun salute on Veterans Day. Lined up in the ceremony are Dick Thiede (Navy), Dale Duby (Marines), Terry Williams (Marines), Ed Negus (Navy), Neale Ledgerwood (Army), LB Adams (Army) and Ab Bezona (Army). Tom McAuslan (Navy) led the ceremony with a prayer and a speech to honor those who have served.

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Tom McAuslan (Navy) of Prairie City American Legion Post 106 gives a speech on Veterans Day at the Prairie City Park, honoring those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Tom McAuslan (Navy) of Prairie City American Legion Post 106 gives a speech on Veterans Day at the Prairie City Park, honoring those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Prairie City American Legion Post 106 members give a gun salute on Veterans Day. Lined up in the ceremony are Dick Thiede (Navy), Dale Duby (Marines), Terry Williams (Marines), Ed Negus (Navy), Neale Ledgerwood (Army), LB Adams (Army) and Ab Bezona (Army). Tom McAuslan (Navy) led the ceremony with a prayer and a speech to honor those who have served.

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Prairie City American Legion Post 106 members give a gun salute on Veterans Day. Lined up in the ceremony are Dick Thiede (Navy), Dale Duby (Marines), Terry Williams (Marines), Ed Negus (Navy), Neale Ledgerwood (Army), LB Adams (Army) and Ab Bezona (Army). Tom McAuslan (Navy) led the ceremony with a prayer and a speech to honor those who have served.

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Flags fly at half staff on Veterans Day at Prairie City Park.

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Flags fly at half staff on Veterans Day at Prairie City Park.

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Prairie City American Legion Post 106 members give a gun salute on Veterans Day. Lined up in the ceremony are Dick Thiede (Navy), Dale Duby (Marines), Terry Williams (Marines), Ed Negus (Navy), Neale Ledgerwood (Army), LB Adams (Army) and Ab Bezona (Army). Tom McAuslan (Navy) led the ceremony with a prayer and a speech to honor those who have served.

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Prairie City American Legion Post 106 members give a gun salute on Veterans Day. Lined up in the ceremony are Dick Thiede (Navy), Dale Duby (Marines), Terry Williams (Marines), Ed Negus (Navy), Neale Ledgerwood (Army), LB Adams (Army) and Ab Bezona (Army). Tom McAuslan (Navy) led the ceremony with a prayer and a speech to honor those who have served.

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A gathering of about 20 people joined for a Veterans Day ceremony near the flagpole at Prairie City Park on Saturday. Additionally, eight men from Prairie City American Legion Post 106 participated in the ceremony.

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A gathering of about 20 people joined for a Veterans Day ceremony near the flagpole at Prairie City Park on Saturday. Additionally, eight men from Prairie City American Legion Post 106 participated in the ceremony.

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A view of the Prairie City Community Center and Strawberry Mountain on Veterans Day. A veterans ceremony was held at Prairie City Park on Saturday.

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A view of the Prairie City Community Center and Strawberry Mountain on Veterans Day. A veterans ceremony was held at Prairie City Park on Saturday.

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On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, citizens gathered near the flagpole at Prairie City Park to honor veterans.

About 20 people attended the Veterans Day ceremony presented by the Prairie City American Legion Post 106.

Prairie City resident Janine Goodwin sang the national anthem, and seven veterans participated in the ceremony, presenting the flag and performing a gun salute.

Tom McAuslan, a Navy veteran, offered a prayer and gave a speech.

“We are gathered to honor those who have served and are serving,” he said. “... We remember those who bear a greater burden; may they find peace. God bless America.”













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