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Mostlycloudytoday witha 40 percentchance of showersand thun-derstorms. Highs in thelower 80s. Partly cloudytonight with a chance of showers and thunderstormsthrough midnight. Lows inthe mid-60s. See page 2A.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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Telling The Tri-County’s Story Since 1869
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www.delphosherald.comThe Delphos Veterans Council held Memorial Day services Monday at the Veterans Memorial Park at Fifth and Main streets. Above left: Mike Hughes leads the color guard totheir stations prior to the posting of the colors after “The National Anthem.” Above right: 1st Sgt. Paul A. Joseph was the featured speaker. He stands in front of the new memorial, which depicts the Fallen Soldier’s Cross. It was placed under the archway behind the podium on Friday and unveiled Monday. Below: Boyce Ballinger from the Fort Wayne FireDrum and Bugle Corps was present to play “Amazing Grace” on the bagpipes. (Delphos Herald/Stacy Taff)
To honor and remember ...
BY STACY TAFFStaff Writerstaff@delphosherald.com
DELPHOS — Despite the cold,wet weather that rolled in Mondaymorning, a large crowd of Delphoscitizens and veterans were present toobserve Memorial Day at the VeteransMemorial Park. A highlight of theceremony was the dedication of a newmonument, which was installed onFriday and unveiled Monday morn-ing.The monument, which now standsbeneath the archway behind the podi-um, is between 6 and 7 feet tall andwas done by Delphos Granite Works.“It has the Fallen Soldier’s Crossetched on it, with the rifle and theboots,” Rick Schuck, of the DelphosVeterans Council, said. “It has rifleson the sides as well and then it has aquote that Ronald Reagan made downat the bottom.”The quote reads: “…rememberthose who served, those who fought…those still missing, and those whogave their last full measure of devo-tion for our country.”Speaker for the ceremonies was 1stSergeant Paul A. Joseph, who remind-ed those gathered of the U.S. ArmedForces Oath of Enlistment, where allwho serve are required to swear to“support and defend the Constitutionof the United States against all ene-mies, foreign and domestic,” the lat-ter of which he says is becoming thelarger threat.“We’ve been hearing about thewar on terror for quite a few yearsnow but there is a new war beingwaged, a war of attrition. Attrition of the truth,” he said. “There is a move-ment now to change our enduringpast, our legacy, history and the factsof how we came to be through theservice of our nation. It’s happeningin our homes, in our schools. If youwant proof, go to any school and pullout a seventh- or eighth-grade his-tory textbook. I was recently allowedthe opportunity to do so and in thesection about the Vietnam War therewas about six sentences, a paragraph.During that war, we lost 58,178 livesand I don’t know about you but Ibelieve that deserves more than aparagraph.”“We are not born and privilegedwith freedom, just because we wereborn in America,” he continued.“Freedom is not a right, it’s some-thing that has to be defended everyday. We cannot allow the truth, ourlegacy and our history to be rewrit-ten. It must never be forgotten forif so, then our nation will be forgot-ten. Abraham Lincoln said ‘we herehighly resolve that these dead shallnot have died in vain,’ lest we forget.Do not forget.”
(Read Joseph’s speech in itsentirety on page 3A.)
75 receive diplomas at St. John’s Sunday
Seventy-five seniors received diplomas during com-mencement at St. John’s High School Sunday. Above left:graduates listen during the ceremony. Above right: BrettSchwinnen and Brock Bonifas lay flowers at the base of the tree in honor of their deceased classmate, Kent Staup.At right: Sue Knippen proudly holds up her honorarydiploma from St. John’s. The senior class and schooladministration noted Knippen’s 38 years of service to theschool. (Delphos Herald/Dena Martz)Today’s MinorLeague Schedule
Orioles at Reds, 6 p.m.(LL)Indians at Mets, 6 p.m. (4)Cubs at Dodgers, 8 p.m.(LL)Pirates at Tigers, 8 p.m. (4)
 
2A The Herald Tuesday, May 28, 2013
For The Record
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The Delphos Herald wantsto correct published errors inits news, sports and featurearticles. To inform the news-room of a mistake in publishedinformation, call the editorialdepartment at 419-695-0015.Corrections will be publishedon this page.
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The DelphosHerald
Vol. 143 No. 243
Nancy Spencer, editorRay Geary, general manager,Delphos Herald Inc.Don Hemple, advertising managerTiffany Brantley
,circulation managerThe Delphos Herald(USPS 1525 8000) is publisheddaily except Sundays, Tuesdaysand Holidays.The Delphos Herald is deliv-ered by carrier in Delphos for$1.48 per week. Same daydelivery outside of Delphos isdone through the post officefor Allen, Van Wert or PutnamCounties. Delivery outside of these counties is $110 per year.Entered in the post officein Delphos, Ohio 45833 asPeriodicals, postage paid atDelphos, Ohio. 405 North Main St.TELEPHONE 695-0015Office Hours8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.POSTMASTER:Send address changesto THE DELPHOS HERALD,405 N. Main St.Delphos, Ohio 45833
WEATHER FORECASTTri-countyAssociated PressTODAY:
Mostly cloudywith a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.Warmer. Highs in the lower80s. Southwest winds 10 to20 mph.
TONIGHT:
Partly cloudy.A 20 percent chance of show-ers and thunderstorms throughmidnight. Lows in the mid60s. Southwest winds 15 to20 mph.
WEDNESDAY ANDWEDNESDAY NIGHT:
Mostly clear. Highs in the mid80s. Lows in the upper 60s.South winds 10 to 20 mph.
EXTENDED FORECASTTHURSDAY ANDTHURSDAY NIGHT:
 Mostly clear. Highs in the mid80s. Lows around 70.FORT JENNINGS PARKGIVEAWAYMay 20 — No. 562 - Rickand Jane MetzgerMay 27 — No. 022 - Virgiland Mary Gerdeman
Gertrude M.Hempfling
Feb. 29, 1916-May 24, 2013
Gertrude M. Hempfling,97, of Landeck, died at 3:43p.m. Friday at St. Rita’sMedical Center.She was born Feb. 29,1916, in Ottoville to John andMary (Kieffer) Klima, whopreceded her in death.In 1939, she married AlbertFreund, who died in 1954.She them married OscarHempfling, who died in 1992.Survivors include threesons, James (Mary) Freundof Elida, Robert (Pat) Freundof Sidney and Steve (Cathy)Hempfling of Mariposa,Calif.; a daughter, JaneFreund of South Euclid; astepson, Robert Hempfling of Coldwater; three stepdaugh-ters, Alice (Walter) Schroederof Columbus Grove, AngelaSchroeder of Bluffton andVelma Kill of Wapak; twodaughters-in-law, LyndaSeaman and Rosie Hempfling;and eight grandchildren, 23stepgrandchildren and manygreat-grandchildren.She was also precededin death by a son, ThomasFreund; a stepson, RalphHempfling; five brothers andfive sisters; and a stepson-in-law, Melvin Schroeder.Mrs. Hempfling was oneof the first cooks at LandeckElementary School, whereshe retired as head cook. Shewas a member of St. Johnthe Baptist Catholic Church,Landeck, and its CL of CChapter 84. She was a veryactive member of the EaglesAerie 471 Auxiliary, whereshe was a past president andvery active member of thedrill team. She was an avidcard player, especially pin-nacle and euchre. She enjoyedreading and was an excellentcook.Mass of Christian Burialwill begin at 10:30 a.m.Thursday at St. John theBaptist Catholic Church,Landeck, the Rev. ChrisBohnsack officiating. Burialwill be in the church cemetery.Friends may call from 3-8p.m. Wednesday at Harter andSchier Funeral Home, wherea Parish Wake will begin at7:30 p.m.Preferred memorials areto St. John’s School or thechurch.
 Martin pleads guilty to November Rockford murder
BY ED GEBERTDHI Correspondentnews@delphosherald.com
CELINA — The man accused of gunning down his live-ingirlfriend in their Rockford trailer home has pleaded guilty.On Friday, Daniel C. Martin entered a guilty plea to the onecharge against him — murder with a specification that he useda firearm to commit the crime. The plea was confirmed in apress released from the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office.Martin is due to be sentenced on June 27 in Mercer CountyCourt of Common Pleas. The potential sentence would be 15years to life in prison with an additional three years for theweapon specification.Martin was charged with shooting Melinda S. Shinn onNov. 8, 2012 in the trailer they shared at 509 North St. inRockford. Shinn’s 9-year-old child was present in the mobilehome when the shooting occurred but was not injured. Whenpolice arrived at the trailer at around 10:45 a.m., Martin wasnowhere to be found. Authorities searched for Martin and hisvehicle, a 1998 Ford Explorer, which was not parked at theresidence. The car was later found in Fort Wayne, where itwas known Martin had relatives. He was captured in that cityon Jan. 2 when deputy marshals and Mercer County detec-tives raided the home where Martin was staying. Authoritiesfound an AK-47 rifle inside.No motive has been publicly discussed, although it is knownthe couple were arguing on the evening of Nov. 7 due to textmessages received that night by Shinn’s family members. Thepress release indicated that the Prosecutor’s Office would haveno further comments at this time.The murder investigation was only the fourth handled bythe Mercer County Sheriff’s Office in the past 12 years.
 Dispute leads to marijuana charge
At 9:45 p.m. on May 19, Delphos Police were called to thearea of West Seventh and North Jefferson streets in referenceto a dispute in that area.Upon officers’ arrival, they came into contact with TracyFigert, 26. During the investigation, it was found Figert wasin possession of a greenish vegetative substance believed tobe marijuana.Figert was cited for the possession of marijuana and laterreleased.
 Man arrested on theft charge
At 7:16 a.m. on May 20, Delphos Police were called to abusiness in the 1100 block of Elida Avenue in reference to atheft complaint at that location.Upon officers’ arrival, they made contact with store manag-ers who advised they observed James Steele IV, 22, of Delphostaking items from the store without paying for them.Steele was arrested and transported to the Allen County Jailand will appear in Lima Municipal Court on the charge.
One Year Ago
About 200 or so bravedthe heat to honor the fallenMonday at Veterans MemorialPark. Though much of theprogram conducted by theDelphos Veterans Council wasthe same as most other years,some new bricks were addedto honor local men who werepreviously unrepresented inthe park.
25 Years Ago – 1988
St. John’s 72nd commence-ment exercises will be at 3p.m. June 5 in the high schoolauditorium for 84 seniors. TheRev. James E. Peiffer, pastor,will be the commencementspeaker. Michael Schlereth,valedictorian of the seniorclass, will be the speaker rep-resenting the students.The Ottoville CatholicLadies of Columbia CouncilNo. 30 held its final meetingfor the summer at Dew DropInn Restaurant. Members withperfect attendance were CathyBurgei, Eileen Kemper, AlmaKaufman, Rosa Deitering,Jean Hilvers, BeatriceStepleton, Edwina Byrne andSharon Fischbach. They eachreceived a potted plant.Ray Brandyberry of Delphos described his trip toKenya as one he will neverforget and “I enjoyed it somuch I would like to return.”Among the color photos arethe Great Mosque in Nairobiwhich is the starting pointfor a safari in the wilds of Africa. Brandyberry dined atthe Samburu Menu NationalPark lodge, land of Elsa, thelioness immortalized in “BornFree.”
50 Years Ago – 1963
Philip Bouckaert, a nation-al Jaycee director assignedto Ohio, addressed DelphosJaycees at their annual inaugu-ral banquet Saturday eveningat the Delphos Country Club.The Speak Up Jaycee awardswent to Art Utrup. The semi-annual Key Man award wasgiven to Keith Kiggins, Jayceetreasurer. Don Schweller wonthe Outstanding Spoke award.Delphos school childrenmade up the posters that haveappeared in store windowsheralding the city’s clean up,paint-up, fix-up drive. First-prize award for the best postermade in grade school wentto Carol Whittington. JoyceRozelle and Doris Gabel werefirst in junior high and highschool divisions.The Ladies Branch of theCatholic Knights of Americaheld a social for the publicFriday evening at the Knightsof Columbus club rooms.Cards were played with theprize in euchre going to Mrs.Joseph Siefker and in fivehundred to Mrs. Anton VanAutreve. At the close of theevening, a lunch was servedby the committee in charge.
75 Years Ago – 1938
An entertaining programwas presented at the MethodistChurch Thursday afternoonunder the sponsorship of theWoman’s Foreign MissionarySociety of the church. Theprogram opened with a musi-cal which included the follow-ing: Mrs. Ed. Falke, Mrs. F.P. Linder, Mary Jane Meads,Betty Dell Currey, VelmaGeary, Annie Roberts Daviesand Mrs. Frank Render.A good game is in pros-pect for the followers of theFort Jennings baseball clubSunday afternoon whenJennings and Huntington,Ind., meet on the Jenningsdiamond. Pitching three-hitball, Lefty Mack was largelyresponsible for Jennings’ 2-0win over Woodville in theopening game of the seasonlast Sunday. Urb Recker wasin the receiving station.
Park giveawaywinners announced 
Fire breaks out aboardRoyal Caribbean cruise ship
Associated Press
BALTIMORE — Afire that broke out aboarda Royal Caribbean(NYSE:RCL) ship Mondaydid enough damage that therest of the cruise was can-celed and the cruise line saidthe more than 2,200 passen-gers aboard will be flownfrom the Bahamas back toBaltimore.The fire that began at2:50 a.m. Monday was extin-guished about two hours laterwith no injuries reported. Acause wasn’t immediatelyknown.Royal Caribbean wrote ina series of tweets that execu-tives have met with passen-gers and that the cruise line isarranging flights for all 2,224guests today. It said passen-gers will receive a full refundof their fare and a certificatefor a future cruise.Aboard ship, the captainannounced that passengersneeded to go to their mus-ter stations, rousing Mark J.Ormesher from his stateroomon the Grandeur of the Seas.Ormesher wrote in anemail to The Associated Pressthat immediately after thecaptain’s announcement, hisroom attendant knocked onthe door and told him and hisgirlfriend to grab their flota-tion devices, saying it wasn’ta drill.
Fort Wayne Schools cuttinghours over insurance
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — One of Indiana’s largestschool districts is cutting the hours of 610 part-time teach-ing aides and cafeteria workers to save money and to avoidproviding them health insurance under the federal health careoverhaul.Fort Wayne Community Schools Chief Financial OfficerKathy Friend says it’s cutting their hours from 30 to 25 eachweek beginning June 3 because insurance would have cost$10 million. Beginning in January, large employers must offerhealth insurance to those who work at least 30 hours per week.Friend told The Journal Gazette for a story Monday (http://bit.ly/13Vuh5b ) the insurance matter is “something that almostall employers with part-time employees are trying to resolve.”Friend says 230 other part-time employees will keep work-ing 30 hours per week and become eligible for health insur-ance.
ST. RITA’S
A boy was born may 24 toLeah and Joshua Kleman of Kalida.
Sept. 23, 1933-May 27, 2013
Patricia L. Sterling, 79, of Elida, died at 5 a.m. Mondayat Roselawn Manor.She was born Sept. 23,1933, in Elida to Carl V. andBeulah (Diltz) Little, who pre-ceded her in death.On Sept. 22, 1951, shemarried Donald E. Sterlingwho preceded her in death onApril 11, 2005.Survivors include a son,Dana (Diane) Sterling of Delphos; two daughters,Darlene Jones of Delphosand Sabrina (Ray) Neifordof Lima; two brothers, BillMorris of Lima and Gene(Helen) Morris of Elida; 11grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.Mrs. Sterling was a home-maker and served the sur-rounding community formany years as a registerednurse. She was a member of Pike Mennonite Church inElida. She liked to read and dopuzzles and especially liked tooil paint.Private services will beheld at a later date with burialin the church cemetery.Preferred memorials are toPike Mennonite Church.To leave condolences, visitharterandschier.com.
Patricia L.Sterling
CLEVELAND (AP) —These Ohio lotteries weredrawn Monday:
Classic Lotto
10-18-23-42-45-48,Kicker: 2-5-7-9-0-6Estimated jackpot: $36.39million
Mega Millions
Estimated jackpot: $23million
Pick 3 Evening
0-2-2
Pick 3 Midday
6-0-1
Pick 4 Evening
9-1-1-7
Pick 4 Midday
7-1-2-3
Pick 5 Evening
0-6-5-3-2
Pick 5 Midday
4-3-8-4-2
Powerball
Estimated jackpot: $40million
Rolling Cash 5
10-11-19-22-35Estimated jackpot:$120,000
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Art center to host 57th annual June Art Exhibit
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The Wassenberg ArtCenter will host its 57thannual June Art Exhibitbeginning June 8 with a free,public opening receptionfrom 7–10 p.m.This exhibit originat-ed with founding art clubmembers and continuestoday. Almost 100 pieces of original art by professionaland amateur artists of thetri-state region, the Toledoarea and as far away asColorado have been selectedby jurors William Mancusoand Melissa Eddings, whoare professors of art at OhioNorthern University. Awardstotaling almost $2,000 willbe presented at 8 p.m. andmost works are for sale.Live music by northwestOhio’s “No Such Band”,headed up by John Reichle,will return to the art centerfor the final time this exhibitwill be housed at its currentlocation. The WassenbergArt Center will be movingto the newly-renovated VanWert Armory later this sum-mer. Barbecue will be servedalong with craft beer andwine.The exhibit is free andwill run through June 28. Theart center is located at 643 S.Washington St. in the formerCharles Wassenberg Homein Van Wert. Regular exhibithours are 1-5 p.m. Tuesday–Sunday.For more information,visit wassenbergartcenter.org, email: info@wassenber-gartcenter.org or call 419-238-6837.
Grief Camp set June 18-19
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St. Rita’s Hospice annual Trails Grief Camp for school-aged youth will be held June 18-19 at the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio Camp Woodhaven on Robb Avenue in Lima.The camp is designed for youth grieving the loss of a lovedone.For more information and to register, call Herb Wilker at St.Rita’s Hospice at 419-226-9556.
Venedocia woman’s websitesimplies the search for missing
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Post-Dispatch recently featured an article aboutmissing children and the impact it has ontheir families. A Venedocia resident, MeaghanGood, was featured in the article for herwebsite, CharleyProject.org, which containsa database of more than 9,000 unsolved miss-ing adults and children from across the UnitedStates.“I have always been interested in missingpeople,” said Good. “When I was 12 yearsold, I stumbled across a website for miss-ing people and that is where my fascinationbegan. When I was 17, a lady running a miss-ing person site retired and I assumed runningthe site for 11 months before I changed thename to the CharleyProject in 2004.”Cases can be searched alphabetically,chronologically, geographically and by thosethat have most recently been updated. Goodnot only focuses on those cases that are themost recent and still in the eye of the mediabut those that have been long forgotten.Chronologically, the first case theCharleyProject highlights is a missing personcase from 1910, complete with disappearanceinformation and pictures of Dorothy HarrietCamille Arnold, who went missing in NewYork City at the age of 25 after she went shop-ping for an evening gown and never returnedto her millionaire family.“For those people that will never be found,this site is a memorial to them,” noted Good.“I feel it is my personal duty to highlight asmany of these stories as possible.”The CharleyProject has become Good’sfull-time job and will often spend 4-12 hoursa day researching information and updatingthe site.Good’s ultimate goal is for these missingpeople to be found, and she noted that peoplehave been found thanks to her dedication tothis site. In the case of a New Jersey woman’sbody being found and left unidentified foryears, a police officer working on the casecontacted Good and thanks to her extensivedetail in her missing person reports, the offi-cer was able to connect the dots and identifythe deceased woman, who had gone unnamedfor so many years.With so many cases, Good often comesacross a variety of sad and crazy stories. Thestory that pulled at her emotions the mostwas the case of a 6-year-old boy who wentmissing in 2002 and no one noticed he wasgone. The boy was passed around betweenfamily members and it was years before thefamily realized he was gone. It is cases suchas this that Good wants to highlight to pre-serve the memory of these people.Good’s job requires a lot of reading,and what sets her site apart from any othermissing person’s site is that it combines allthe information on a person in one centrallocation. While this requires a lot of Good’stime, it simplifies the search for others whomay be looking for every detail in a disap-pearance.“Meaghan runs this site all by herself,”said her father, Charles Good. “It is her giftto humanity.”Her father provides her with financialsupport to keep this site up and running as alot of the databases she must access to gaininformation require a fee. A medical issuehas kept Good from finding other work butthanks for the kind donations of her father,she make make this site a reality.Good believes this is her calling in lifeand is continually motivated to keep all of these special cases in the public’s eye. Withthe recent rescue of the Cleveland kidnap-ping victims, the number of visitors to theCharleyProject website has tripled and con-tinues to surge in numbers. The happy endingin the Cleveland case could have the potentialto help other missing people to be found bybringing awareness to this all-to-commonissue.
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‘Lest We Forget’Memorial Day 2013
By Paul A. Joseph, First Sergeant (ret)
What makes today spe-cial? We have to first look athow we got here. Our Nationunderwent four major con-flicts before realizing that itwas time to pay tribute toour Nation’s fallen heroes,before Decoration Day wasdeclared. It was later changedto Memorial Day which wasoriginally set on May 30thbut later changed to the lastMonday in May. And whywas that? It was for the con-venience of everyone, so wecould have another “threeday” weekend. Did they dothat for July 4th? Or howabout December 25th?This was but the startof things to change whichleads us to today. As you mayhave heard many times overthe years the famous phrase“Lest We Forget”. For thoseof you here today that maynot fully understand what thatmeans, let me put it to you inplain English. It means DONOT FORGET!We’ve all seen repeatedlyhow it has been declared thatwe are a Nation at war. Well,a new war is being waged, awar of attrition. Attrition of the truth. There is a move-ment to change our enduringpast, our legacy, our historyand the facts of how we cameto be through the service toour Nation.Do I have proof of this?It is all around us. In ourschools, our communities andour nation. I am referring tothe “lessons learned” we aresharing with our youth. I’vemade it a point to look atthe textbooks we are usingin our education system tosee just how America’s his-tory is perceived. Just twoweeks ago I was looking ata modern American historybook for the 8th grade froma friend’s child. As I lookedup the Vietnam War, I foundapproximately six sentencesthat summarized the war youcould put into a single para-graph.Forgive me for being sobold here today but I believethat 58,182 names on a wallin Washington, D.C. deservemore than a paragraph in ahistory book. What do youthink?Since our nationbegan, more than 500,000Americans have paid the ulti-mate sacrifice in battle andover 250,000 of those havebeen since 1940. Millions of Americans have served, wellover seven million.I do know that YOU knowsomeone who is a Veteran.A father or mother, sisteror brother, son or daughter,niece, nephew, cousin or even just a friend. YOU knowsomeone. And you need toask of them what they didand when.Veterans more often thannot will say to you: I was justa cook, or a mechanic, or aclerk or I was never in thewar. It does not matter. Whatthey DID was important.Remember, they were firsttaught how to shoot beforethey were taught their job inthe military.And for my fellowVeterans here today, I have amission for you as well. Wehave an obligation to sharethat truth, that knowledge andour experiences with thosewho never knew what weendured. Yes, I understandwhy you may not want to“talk about it”. I understandthat you have some very deeprooted feelings, emotions andeven pain knowing the atroci-ties of war. But I ask that youfind the words, find a wayto share those things, not somuch the atrocities but thegood things that we did. Andthere are many I am sure. Weowe it to our citizens to knowthe truth about our serviceand our part we played.Abraham Lincoln oncesaid: That we here highlyresolve that these dead shallnot have died in vain.He then went on to say:LEST WE FORGET.We are not born and privi-leged with Freedom. It comesat a price. It is paid for eachand every day by Americanswho held up their right handat one time, regardless of whether they were draftedor volunteered and repeatedthese words:I do solemnly swear thatI will support and defend theConstitution, against all ene-mies, foreign and domestic…As I recall, I believe wehad a recent reminder of whatit means to have an enemy of Freedom in the United States.And when they were donetaking that oath, it is followedby four simple words thathave not changed and thosewords are: So help me God.There is a movement aswell that is trying to changethat. Our Nation was found-ed upon a belief in God,George Washington lookedupon and spoke highly of having God in the foundingof our Nation.We cannot ever forgetthese things. That is what Iask of each of you here today.Not to just remember butto carry the torch, the torchof truth. Learn it and pass iton. We cannot allow the truth,our legacy and our history tobe re-written.It must never, ever beforgotten for if so, then ournation will be forgotten.Lest We Forget!
“For those people that willnever be found, this siteis a memorial to them. Ifeel it is my personal dutyto highlight as many of these stories as possible.”
— Meaghan Good
1st Sgt. Paul Joseph
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