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Nisswa American Legion Memorial Day Program
May 27, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Nisswa American Legion will host its annual Memorial Day program at noon Monday, May 27, to honor soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country’s liberty.
The Nisswa American Legion Color Guard will render military honors. Brad Wallace, music director at Grace United Methodist Church in Pequot Lakes, will provide music. The Nisswa Elementary School essay winner will read the winning essay.
Guest speaker will be Dr. Sara Lokstad. She served on active duty in the U.S. Army from 2003-11 and joined the reserves after completing her active duty time. She has been stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington, and Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. She has been deployed three times (Iraq once and Kuwait twice). She is currently assigned to the 452nd Combat Support Hospital, A Co, at Fort Snelling.
Those who have served and who continue to serve will also be honored. Jim Starkey, of Post 627, will be the master of ceremonies.