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Memorial Day Weekend 2008
Seawolf Park Memorial Day Service
photos by Juan Peña
Tuesday, May 27, 2008

photos by Juan Peña Galveston Mayor Pro Tem Danny Weber welcomed military veterans, their families and others to the Memorial Day Service at Seawolf Park. Listen: RealPlayer  MP3

"This is Memorial Day," Weber said.  "The day each year that we as a free American people stop, take a few moments from our busy lives to remember, to reflect and to honor in memory the true heroes of our nation, the men and women that have given their all."

The Keynote Speaker was Retired Navy Captain Morton "Windy" Winchester. RealPlayer  MP3

"Thirty years in the Navy," Winchester said.  "I joined in Galveston and 30 years later, I retired back in Galveston."

Grady Harrison, president of the Cavalla Historical Foundation was the Master of Ceremonies.

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