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Please contact Walt Raysick at if you would like to be added to his contact list for future email invites to the quarterly Field of Honor ceremony to honor our fallen.

Thank you, Mark

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Date: Mon, Jun 22, 2015 at 4:42 PM
Subject: Fw: July 11, 2015 Field of Honor Press Release

All, please forward this info to your contacts.  I don't have their addresses anymore since my computer crashed.  If you can copy their e-mail addresses in the CC line so I can bookmark. Steve, I need Lori Yago's e-mail Greg, please forward to the American Legion Riders.  Thanks Walt

You are all cordially invited to attend the Quarterly Field of Honor
Ceremonies at Veterans Memorial park on Saturday, July 11 at 11100.  Please
see the below press release and attached flyer.  Thanks-----
Submitted by:
Walt Raysick,  Past President,
Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc.


At 11:00 am on Saturday, July 11, 2015 the Hillsborough County Veterans
Council will be conducting their quarterly Field of Honor Ceremony at the
Veterans Memorial Park, 3602 SFC Paul R. Smith Memorial Highway (US Highway
301 North), Tampa, Florida to honor service men and women who have made the
supreme sacrifice during the past three months,April through June
while engaged in this country's War on Terror in Operations Inherent Resolve
andFreedom's Sentinel. There are four casualties to report for this quarter.
We will also honor the two Marines killed in a training exercise in Hawaii,
when their Osprey Aircraft crashed and the six marines killed on the
Humanitarian Mission in Nepal when their helicopter crashed in a mountain
delivering supplies.

This quarter's event will be hosted by the Veterans Council of Hillsborough
County, Inc. and the 4th Amphibious Assault Battalion, USMC, Tampa  will
present the colors. The POW/MIA Chair of Honor will be on display.The
National Anthem will be sung by Thurneii "Chip" Shields, Retired U.S. Marine
and Hillsborough County Firefighter.The invocation will be offered by
Ms.Mary Ellen Harlan,Veterans Council Chaplain. There will be a fly over
with the missing man formation by Ye Mystic AirKrewe followed by a rifle
salute and TAPS by the Riverview Detachment of the Marine Corps League.

This event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend to show
your support for America's service members. The Veterans Council of
Hillsborough County, Inc. Is now a IRS 501(c)(3) Tax Exempt organization,
EIN #38-3940343. Donations can be sent to P. 0. Box 3317, Brandon, FL
33509-3317.For further information contact Walt Raysick, Past President of
the Hillsborough County Veterans Council at 813-653-4924 or

Attached is the flier for this event that you may use as part of this press


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