Memorial Day

3:09 pm
Mon May 27, 2013

New veterans memorial dedicated in Vicksburg at Memorial Day ceremony

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Captain Drew Russell of Vicksburg, who died in Afghanistan in 2011 was among those honored
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
VICKSBURG, MI - A gentle spring rain fell on the more than 300 people who attended the Memorial Day ceremony and dedication of the new Schoolcraft Township Veterans Memorial at the township's Vicksburg Cemetery. It was a time to remember those who have died for the country.
Memorial Day
9:22 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Ceremony at Fort Custer among Memorial Day weekend events

Fort Custer National Cemetery
Credit WMUK

The Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta will mark Memorial Day with its annual ceremony on Sunday. It begins at 2:00. 

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8:27 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Vicksburg to honor Army Captain Drew Russell as part of Memorial Day observances

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New site in Schoolcraft Township Cemetery will honor fallen veterans, including Russell who was killed in 2011 in Afghanistan
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
VICKSBURG, MI - Vicksburg will remember a favorite son killed in Afghanistan when it stages the community's annual Memorial Day observances Monday, May 27. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Charles Osborn Post 5189 and American Legion Roy Canavan Post 213 are combining efforts for not only the traditional Memorial Day parade and ceremony but also a special dedication at the Schoolcraft Township Cemetery at Vicksburg.