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By Al Stover
Staff Reporter 

Memorial program to host Jan. 25 ceremony at Washington State Veterans Cemetery


The Veterans Military Tribute Program will host its first event of 2014, Jan. 25, at the Committal Shelter, at 1 p.m., at the Washington State Veterans Ceremony, 21702 West Espanola Road.

The program honors deceased veterans from the community who did not previously receive military burial honors. The ceremony will include an unfurling of the United States flag by the Air National Guard (ANG) honor guard, a rifle volley from the United States Air Force honor guard and the playing of “Taps.”

The last ceremony was in November 2013. According to Rudy Lopez, Director of the state Veteran C...

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