By Kay S. Pedrotti
On Tuesday, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of the year, many will gather to remember, salute and honor those veterans of the United States Armed Forces who served, were wounded and paid the ultimate price for American freedom.
The ceremony will be held in front of the Veterans Memorial area at the Barnesville-Lamar County Library on Thomaston Street.
William T. “Junior” Hamrick, commander of Post 6542, Veterans of Foreign Wars, says this year’s program will feature a local 28-year veteran, Lt. Col. Glen H. Walters. Walters has served in the Georgia Army National Guard for 28 years and is assigned now to the G4 Maintenance Branch Chief, Joint Force Headquarters Georgia National Guard at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta.
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