Tyrone salutes departing National Guard Troops
with a parade and community gathering at Gray-Veterans Memorial Field. Sept. 24, 2008
Photos by Virgie Werner.
The Parade went from the Armory through Tyrone to Gray Veterans Memorial Field
The Ceremony at the Field
The Honored Guard Members march onto Gray Memorial Field
The Pledge to the Flag
Hon. Sam Hayes, Jr.
High School Chorus and Band
At At left, Proud Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Hayes, Jr., with son Sam Hayes, III, Commander of the Battalion. At Right, Col. Hayes with Tyrone Mayor Jim Kilmartin.
Proud Dads and sons
Members of the American Legion and VFW Auxiliaries served a meal
to the Guards Members and their families after the ceremony.
Thanks to Virgie Werner for these wonderful photos of a most meaningful tribute to our departing GIs'