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Memorial Day services set

The Howard Gardner American Legion Post No. 281 and Anderson-Denny VFW Post No. 4559 will once again present a Memorial Day program to remember and honor fallen comrades, both past and present.
On Sunday, a memorial service will be held for members of the veterans organizations and their auxiliaries at the First Assembly of God Church. Church services with Pastor Glunt will begin at 10:30 a.m. Those veterans and auxiliary members attending the memorial service are then invited to a luncheon at the American Legion.
At 1 p.m. a memorial service will be held at Baughman Cemetery.
Services will continue at Bald Eagle Cemetery at 1:40 p.m. and at Tyrone Colonial Courtyard at 2:30 p.m.
On Monday, there will be a program at Soldier’s Park in Tyrone, beginning at 11 a.m. In case of inclement weather, the service will move across the street to the Tyrone American Legion.
VFW Commander Rodger Couch will welcome those in attendance.
Dave Kaup will sing the National Anthem and Robert Grazier of the American Legion will lead the Pledge to the Flag.
The invocation will be given by Pastor Glunt of First Assembly of God Church.
This year’s special guest speaker will be Cpt. James J. Kline, Jr., Commanding Officer, 252nd Engineer Company, Johnstown.
The Honor Guard at Monday’s Memorial Day service will include: Rifles – John Wilson, Bob Nein, Mark Maceno, Rick Maceno, Willie Martinez and John Brodzina, all of the American Legion and Flag Bearers – Fred Forsythe and Wayne Shirk of the American Legion and Steve Sellers of the VFW.
Taps will be played by Chip Dillon, S.A.L.
Prior to the Memorial Day service, veterans and military personnel will visit Oak Grove Cemetery.
Other events on Monday include the Bellwood-Antis Memorial Day parade, which is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. It is sponsored this year by the United Veterans Home Association in Bellwood.
Interested individuals can also stop by the Tyrone History Museum this weekend. An exhibit featuring military grave markers is currently on display. The markers are from the collection of Richard Searer which includes items from as far back as the Revolutionary War. Searer will also be on hand at the museum on Sunday.
There is also a permanent exhibit featuring various military memorabilia including information on the Sheridan Troop, among other things.
The museum is located in the Tyrone Railroad Station at the Tyrone Rail Park on Pennsylvania Avenue. It is open each Sunday and Wednesday from 1 to 4 p.m.