Myra Simons once again coordinated the Annual Murfreesboro Veterans Day Tribute.
Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess
Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland
Joe Crawford served as emcee
Riverdale's Junior ROTC presented the Colors.
Faith Gleyze and the Franklin Road Christian School High School Band
Vietnam VeteranBill Dumpert offers the invocation.
Faye Gleyze and Cheyanna Walker along with the Franklin Road Christian School High School Band with "God Bless America".
The Franklin Christian School High School Band directed by Bobby Lyles.
David Barlow who served with the Navy in Vietnam.
The Navy's David Barlow at the speaker's stand, while Air Force Veteran Paul Rayl places the MIA drape on the empty chair. Both veterans served in Vietnam.
Faith Gleyze, Cheyanna Walker and Rayana Walker join the Franklin Road Christian School High School Band to sing "In God We Trust".
The special guest speaker was Colonel James Scalf of the United States War College.
The ROLL CALL of veterans who have given the supreme sacrifice read by Tennessee Civil Air Patrol's Samuel Osborn and Carey Junerman.
Wreath placement at the War Memorial Monument on the southeast side of the historic Murfreesboro square.
A salute to honor our fallen heroes at the War Memorial Monument on the southeast side of the historic Murfreesboro square.
The annual Veterans Day Tribute was held on the Murfreesboro square at 11:00 o'clock Friday morning. Skies were sunny with a slight breeze, and temperatures were in the upper 40s.
The coordinator of the event, Myra Simons (pronounced SIME-UNZ) welcomes everyone . . .
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That was Myra Simons, coordinator of Murfreesboro's Veterans Day Tribute. WGNS is proud to have been there and enabled our community to listen.
1-Week Away at VA
We would like to remind you that there is a Veterans Day program and parade, one week away on Saturday morning, November 18, 2017, at 10:00 o'clock at the Alvin C. York VA Medical Center on Memorial Boulevard at Compton Lane. Live music will be at 10:00AM and the parade is at 11:00AM in front of the Administration Building. The public is encouraged to be there. WGNS' Bart Walker will serve as emcee at that event.