2008-02-28 / News

Tribute to those who have served in the Army

All Rhode Islanders who have served or are serving in the U.S. Army, Army Reserve or RI Army National Guard from WW II to the War on Terror will be honored at a tribute to be held Sunday, April 6, at Rhodes on the Pawtuxet.

The tribute is open to all Rhode Islanders: Army personnel, their family members, as well as those non-military who wish to pay tribute.

The tribute will begin at 12:30 p.m., with a reception, cash bar, and patriotic music by the 94th Army Band. Luncheon will be served at 1:30 p.m., with entertainment by the U.S. Army Strolling Strings followed by opening ceremonies with a parade of the RI Militia and a memorial to those who have made the supreme sacrifice in the line of duty.

Lieutenant General Jack C. Stultz, Chief of the U.S. Army Reserve will be the guest of honor and retired Lieutenant General Roger Thompson, national vice president of the Association of the U.S. Army, will be the honored guest. Major General Robert Bray, Rhode Island Adjutant General, will bring greetings from the Rhode Island Army Guard.

Reservations must be made by March 26. For more information, visit www.roa.org/ri.

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