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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Wreath-Laying Ceremony to Take Place at ELHCC on Friday, May 24

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In honor of Memorial Day, community members and members of the media are invited to attend a brief wreath-laying ceremony at East Lansing’s Medal of Honor Memorial and Veterans Monument on Friday, May 24 at noon in front of the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road.

The City of East Lansing and the Lansing-based 1st Battalion, 24th Marines will be laying wreaths to honor all the brave men and women who have lost their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces, including U.S. Marine Corps Reserve 2nd Lt. Sherrod E. Skinner, Jr. 2nd Lt. Skinner was an East Lansing war hero who received the Medal of Honor posthumously for bravery exhibited during the Korean War.

Learn more about both the Medal of Honor Memorial and Veterans Monument here: https://www.cityofeastlansing.com/846/Medal-of-Honor-Memorial-Veterans-Monumen.

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