Blue Star Memorial Marker
Museum of Aviation - Robins Air Force Base
Warner Robins, Georgia
Friday, November 30, 2012
Today I post a series of pictures from the Blue Star Memorial Marker Dedication/Unveiling held on Friday, November 30, 2012. The Marker was sponsored by the Camellia District of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. in cooperation with Robins Air Force Base Museum of Aviation.
|This wreath was constructed by Naomi Gerson, Camellia District Director.|
|The Warner Robins Chapter of the U. S. Military Veteran's|
Motorcycle Club attended the event.
|The centerpiece for the reception after the Dedication|
|A portion of the U. S. Air Force attendees.|
|The Color Guard was from Veteran's High School of Houston County.|
In the background you can view the nose of a "Retired B1 Bomber."
|U. S. Military Veteran's Motorcycle Club members|
|The Presentation of the Colors.|
|The National Anthem and The Pledge of|
Allegiance was led by SSgt. Venessa Wilson of the
116th Air Control Wing
|The History of the Blue Star Marker Program was presented by|
Janice Thiese, Blue Star Marker Chairman
The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.
|A view of the attendees at this Dedication. Again, note the |
Retired B1B in the background.
|Dedication of the Marker. Here the Blue Star Marker Chairman|
for the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. presents a certificate to
Naomi Gerson, Camellia District Director.
|Col. Patricia Ross, Vice Commander, 78th Air Base Wing|
accepts the marker on behalf of the Warner Robins
Air Force Base Wing.
|The Unveiling of the Marker participants -|
Maj. Gen. Nugteren, Col. Ross, Naomi Gerson, Janice Thiese
and Museum Director, Co.. Ken Emery United States Air Force
|Placing of the Wreath|
|The Central High School Choral Ensemble directed by Isaac Gibson |
performed three selections
|No Dedication can be complete without the support of people from the |
appropriate organizations. Here is the support person from
the Museum of Aviation as he prepares to dismantle the sound equipment.
|Another picture of the Airman who|
performed the National Anthem
|A posed picture of the Central High School Choral Ensemble of|
Bibb County. Note the B1B in the background.
|The Blue Star Marker Chairman for the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. with Col. (Ret.) |
Robert D. Dubiel; Director of Marketing,
Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins Air Force Base
As but one member of the over 11,000 members of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc. I am very proud of this program.