Buchanan veterans visit memorials in Washington memorials

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Korean Vets

Several groups of children and visitors had many questions and thanks for the Buchanan veterans from VFW Post 5895 and American Legion Post 93 when they visited the Korean War Memorial during a trip to Washington, D.C. on April 26. The veterans made stops at several other memorials, including Arlington National Cemetery. Here, Korean veterans (from left) Charles Montgomery, Ken Proffitt and Herm Prilipp answer questions.

Post members

Members of VFW Post 5895 and American Legion Post 93 in Buchanan visited the Washington, D.C. war memorials and Arlington National Cemetery on April 26.  Above, (from left) are posts’ members, front, Herm Prilipp and Ken Proffitt; back, Charles Montgomery, Homer Warden, Bill Hayslett, Glen Dudley, Sarah Ware, Don Jones, Frank Ware and Bill “Bartman” Bartholomew.

 

Vietnam vets

Vietnam era veterans posed at the Veterans Memorial Wall (from left) Bill Hayslett, Glen Dudley, Homer Warden and Don Jones. Korean War era veterans Charles Montgomery, Herm Prilipp and Ken Proffitt took photos at the Korean War Memorial. The posts’ members gave a special thanks to the Buchanan Moose Lodge for its donation to assist funding the trip.