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Veterans names added to memorial

On Saturday, August 5, members of Sisters VFW Post 8138, American Legion Post 86, and Sisters Band of Brothers assembled with several veteran family members to honor 13 Sisters veterans who have passed in the last year (May 2022-May 2023).

Their names were permanently placed on the Village Green Memorial Rock. Those honored for their service in war and peace were:

Rodney (Rocky) Doane Davis, U.S. Navy; Robert (Bob) Ernest Grooney, USMC; Alfred Theodore (Ted) Goodwin, U.S. Army; Jack Gulick, USMC; Chance David-A Halley, U.S. Army; Fred E. Hamlin, U.S. Coast Guard; Charles William Harper, U.S. Army; Charles R. (Chuck) Marshall, USAF; George (Stan) McLean, U.S. Army; Thomas Joseph Molloy, USMC; Rodney Gene Moss, U.S. Army; Sylvester (Van) Van Ort, U.S. Army; Lester W. Stiles, U.S. Army.

The names are permanently posted to remind the Sisters community of their dedication to duty to their country so they will not be forgotten.


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