Ceremony in Concrete will dedicate statue to fallen soldier

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDJuly 24, 2013 

CONCRETE - Organizers of the Upper Skagit Patriot Day Celebration in Concrete will dedidate a statue Saturday, July 27 to a local Green Beret who was killed in Afghanistan in 2009.

The family of Douglas M. Vose III will be on hand for the 2 p.m. dedication at Concrete High School, as will Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense and director of the CIA. Also planned are a 5K run, a parachute demonstration, military displays and live music from Knut Bell and the Blue Collars and John Van Duesen of the Lonely Forest.

For more information, go to honoringthosewhoserve.com.

Bellingham Herald is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service