On 19 March 2011, a Blue to Gold Tribute Service was held by Blue Star Mothers of America (North Carolina Chapter 1) at the Harnett County Veterans Park, Lillington, North Carolina.
The mothers of the following Fallen Heroes were presented their Gold Star Banners:
Scott W. Brunkhorst (US Army)
Darrell P. Clay (US Army)
Adam K. Ginett (US Air Force)
William Clint Moore (US Army)
Scott C. Rose (US Army)
Congresswoman Renee Ellmers, 2nd Congressional District of North Carolina, was a Special Guest.
The National Anthem was sung by Jane Manning, USAF Retired.
Guest speakers included
Tim McNeill (Harnett County Commissioner), Charlotte Watson (Survivor Outreach Services Program Manager, Ft Bragg, NC),
Lorie Southerland (American Gold Star Mothers, Dogwood Chapter, SPC Michael Rodriguez, US Army, KIA April 23, 2007, Iraq).
Music: "Freedom," Keith Bieber (Creative Commons).
Includes photos by
Cindy Lou & Ed Williams.
Blue to Gold Tribute Service Honoring our Fallen Heroes
Harnett County Veterans Park
Lillington, North Carolina
19 March 2011
Thank you to
American Gold Star Mothers, Dogwood Chapter
Blue Star Mothers of America, North Carolina Chapter 3
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association NC 15-1
Mr and Mrs Curtis Cash
Harnett Central JROTC
Harnett County Veterans Council
Operation Helping Hands for Heroes
Patriot Guard Riders
Rolling Thunder Inc., North Carolina Chapter 1
Rolling Thunder Inc., North Carolina Chapter 4
Survivor Outreach Services, Ft Bragg, NC
Mr Edward L. Williams, Jr.
God Bless our Fallen Heroes, our Gold Star Mothers, those serving now, those who served, their families, and our Allies.
God Bless America.