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CURRENT COLOR/HONOR GUARD - 2011-2012

BANNER GUARDS

Paul Tenenbaum

Len Rubens

Ken Taylor

 

FLAG DETAIL

Ron Ruff 

 

             

     

Bill Ratliff

 

                     

Al Kuznicki

 

 

 

RIFLE DETAIL

                    

 

 

 

 

Rich Hill - Captain

Don Penner

 

 

 

George Semenek

 

                 

Phil Loparo

 

 

                  

Dick Deters

                  

 

Ron Hyers   

 

 

 

 

Bud Passini

 

               

Jay Burgess

Bernie Gdula

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

               

 

LEXINGTON VETERANS HONOR GUARD - UNITS 1 & 2

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Photos by Sharon Calvanese, John Churchill, Duncan MacFarlane, Howard Miller, Ron McQuaide, Ernie Smith and Milan Zimer

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At Dec 7, 2001 Pearl Harbor Day - from L to R: Unit 1-Frank Hammond; Bill Ratliff; Cal Calvanese; Jim Sims; Bob Kelley.  Unit 2-Henry Zemel; Phil Loparo; Paul Giacchetti; Ernie Smith; Paul Wymer. Veterans Day, Nov 11, 2001- Island Club Flag Dedication - Unit 1 - R to L:  Frank Hammond; Bob Kelley; Jim Sims; Cal Calvanese; Bill Ratliff. Veterans Day, Nov 11, 2001- Island Club Flag Dedication - Unit 1 - R to L:  Frank Hammond; Bob Kelley; Jim Sims; Cal Calvanese; Bill Ratliff.

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Veterans Day, Nov 11, 2001 - Island Club - L to R: Lexington Veterans Association  Commander, Rich Hill; Cal Calvanese; Jim Sims; Bob Kelley; HG Captain Frank Hammond Veterans Day 2002 at Heron House Assisted Living Facility where the HG performed before appreciative residents Veterans Day 2002 at Lexington - L to R: Henry Zemel, Phil Loparo, Ernie Smith, (partially hidden) Larry Valentine, Cal Calvanese, Paul Giacchetti, Jim Sims, Bob Davis, Paul Wymer, Bob Kelley

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Veterans Day 2002 Rifle Squad - l to r: Bob Kelley; Paul Wymer; Paul Giacchetti; Larry Valentine; Phil Loparo; Ernie Smith Memorial Day 2003 - Lexington Honor Guard with new "Freedom Is Not Free" banner - Banner Guards: Henry Zemel & Paul Tenenbaum Veterans Day 2002 - The casual boys - l to r: Larry Valentine; Ernie Smith; Cal Calvanese; Jim Sims; Phil Loparo & Henry Zemel

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Veterans Day 2004 March In - l to r: HG Captain Rich Hill, Ernie Smith, Phil Loparo, Jay Burgess, Paul Tenenbaum, Frank Burlingham, Bob Davis, James Antonic Veterans Day 2004 - Gathering - l to r:  Phil Loparo, Ned Gamsky, Larry Valentine, Bill Ratliff, Paul Wymer, Len Rubens, Frank Burlingham, Bob Davis, James Antonic, Paul Tenenbaum, Bob Kelley, Jay Burgess Veterans Day 2004 at Port Arms - l to r: Frank Burlingham, Jay Burgess, Larry Valentine, Bob Davis, Bob Kelley, Ned Gamsky, James Antonic, Paul Wymer, Bill Ratliff

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Color/Honor Guard March In - Veterans Day 2005 Color/Honor Guard - Veterans Day 2005 Honor Guard Captain Rich Hill & Rifleman Jay Burgess

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James Antonic & Ned Gamsky

Hill, Antonic, Ratliff, Gamsky, Kelley & Davis - VFW Patriots Day 9-11-2005

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Flag bearers Frank Burlingham & Bob Davis

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FULL MILITARY HONORS

 

The Lexington Veterans Honor Guard, when requested by the family, renders full Military Honors and has done so numerous times.  Every honorably discharged veteran should receive Military Honors.  The list below are Lexington Veterans who have received such honors by the Lexington Veterans Honor Guard.  Many others have received Military Honors by other military or veteran units.

Veteran

Branch

Death

Honors Place

Type of Honors

Date

Henry Zemel Army

WWII

Aug 2004 Memorial Gardens Casket Honors Detail & Cemetery

Flag Folding/Presentation & Taps

8-4-04
Wesley Hart Army

WWII

Oct 2004 St. Lukes Episcopal Church Honor Detail & Flag Presentation 10-4-04
Frank Hammond Army

WWII

Dec 2004 St. Hilarys Episcopal Church Honor Detail & Flag Presentation 12-4-04
Harry Goodwin Army

WWII

Jan 2005 Ashes at Sea by boat Honors Detail 1-5-05
Bill Myers Air Force

WWII

July 2005 Hope Hospice - Health Park Honors Detail & Flag Presentation 8-5-05
Jack Woods Army           

Cold War

Aug 2005 Memorial Gardens Honors Detail & Cemetery 8-15-05
Bob Kelley Army

Korean War

Nov 2005 Kiser-St. Columbkille Catholic Church Casket Honors Detail & Cemetery

Flag Folding/Presentation & Taps

12-5-05
Brad Eppleman Air Force

Vietnam

Gulf War I

Sept 2006 Memorial Gardens Honors Detail & Cemetery

Flag Folding/Presentation & Taps

5-7-07
Hal Baeverstad Army

WWII

July 2007 Peace Gardens - St. Peter Lutheran Church Honors Detail - Flag Folding/Presentation     

& Taps

8-7-07
Carlos Deremo Air Force WWII Sept 2007 Iona Hope Episcopal Church Honors Detail - Flag Folding/

Presentation & Taps

10-6-07
Carl Etshman, Jr. Navy

WWII

Oct 2007 Saint Columbkille Catholic Church Honors Detail - Flag Folding/Presentation

& Taps

10-27-07
Yong Chol Ahn S. Korean Army March 2008 Church Of The Resurrection Of Our Lord Honors Detail - Flag Folding & Presentation - Korean & American Flag & Taps 4-4-08
Donald Eckhardt USMC   Korean War May 2008 Kiser Funeral Home Honors Detail - Flag Folding & Presentation & Taps 5-7-08
Bill Findley  Army         WWII Sept 2008 Lexington Country Club Honors Detail  -   Flag Folding & Presentation & Taps 10-18-08
Richard Morgan Army         WWII April 2009 Memorial Gardens Honors Detail   -  Flag Folding & Presentation & Taps 4-24-09
Frank Holowicki Navy          WWII   June 6, 2009 Saint Columbkille Catholic Church Honors Detail - Flag Folding & Presentation & Taps 6-27-09 -
Dr. William J. Tevlin Army           Cold War Sept 29, 2009 Saint Columbkille Catholic Church Honors Detail - Flag Folding & Presentation & Taps 10-2-09
Edmund T. Scallon          Army        WWII Feb 16, 2010 Church Of The Resurrection Of Our Lord Honors Detail - Flag Folding & Presentation & Taps  2-23-10  
Maurice Larry Valentine Navy        Vietnam Feb 11, 2010 Lexington Country Club -  Walk of Honor Honors Detail - Flag Folding & Presentation  & Taps 4-6-10
Gerald Mader Navy         WWII May 2, 2011 Hope Hospice Honors Detail  
Albert Smith Army         WWII June 15, 2011 Cypress Lake United Methodist Church Honors Detail - Flag Folding & Presentation & Taps 7-11-2011
Dominic Jemella Army       WWII        Air Corps Feb 14, 2012 Church of the Resurrection Of Our Lord Honors Detail - Flag Folding & Presentation & Taps 2-16-2012
Monica Conter Benning Army WWII          Nurse Corps July 22, 2012 The Palms Honors Detail - Flag Folding & Presentation 7/30/2012
Jerry Abbott Navy         WWII Sept 21, 2012 Lexington Country Club - Vista Room Honors Detail - Presentation of Colors & Taps 10/27/2012
           
           

 

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