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American Legion honors Veterans with Memorial Day program

Delmar Buske addressed a full house on Monday evening at the American Legion’s Memorial Day program. He asked the crowd to keep in mind those that previously or are currently serving in the military and to remember those who came before that did not make it back home. Enquirer~Democrat photo by Erin Sanson.


Enquirer~Democrat Reporter

The Carlinville American Legion Guy Baird Post #554 held its traditional Memorial Day Service on Monday at 7 p.m. The Carlinville Municipal Band, in its first performance of the summer season, began and ended the program.

Delmar Buske of Litchfield gave the memorial address to the gathered crowd. Bill Link listed the Veterans who passed away in the last year, 26 names were called.

Cub Scout Pack #65 placed flags in their honor.

After the program, the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary had refreshments and a social hour.