On Saturday November 11th VFW Post 1599 was the host post for the Chambersburg Veterans Day Parade. Our post Commander Doug Woodring spoke he was the parade marshal and led the ceremony, VFW Post Chaplain Charles Szoch gave the opening and closing prayers. The parade speaker was Lt Colonel Kimberly Deaton, she is the current Commander of the munitions center at Letterkenny Army Depot. VFW Post 1599 Auxiliary President Tracey Overcash and past post Commander and honorary parade marshal Tom Holden laid the memorial wreath at the square.
Other auxiliary members that participated in the parade were Sr. vice president Tracy Hershey, Treasurer Angie Kauffman, Secretary Leslie Shultz, Trustee Gloria Puchalski, Conductor Faye Rush, Chaplain Julia Marker and Linda Berberich.
It was a great parade and ceremony. What a great day to celebrate our service men and women.
VFW Commander Doug Woodring
Speaker LT. Col Kimberly Deaton, Commander munition center at Letterkenny Army Depot.
From left to right
Past post 1599 commander Tom Holden, current post 1599 commander Doug Woodring, Auxiliary 1599 Trustee Gloria Puchalski, Auxiliary 1599 Secretary Leslie Shultz, Auxiliary 1599 President Tracey Overcash, Auxiliary 1599 member Linda Berberich, Auxiliary 1599 Treasurer Angie Kauffman, Auxiliary 1599 Sr. Vice President Tracy Hershey. (not pictured Conductor Faye Rush, Trustee Julia Marker)
Past Post 1599 Commander Tom Holden and Auxiliary 1599 President Tracey Overcash laying the memorial wreath.
Post 1599 Chaplain Charles Szoch