Dick Stark of Bellingham was a U.S. Army guard assigned to the 1958 Memorial Day ceremony at which President Eisenhower laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. On that day, the remains of "unknowns" from World War II and the Korean War were interred in the memorial, which is now called The Tomb of the Unknowns.
Dick Stark of Bellingham was a U.S. Army guard assigned to the 1958 Memorial Day ceremony at which President Eisenhower laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. On that day, the remains of "unknowns" from World War II and the Korean War were interred in the memorial, which is now called The Tomb of the Unknowns. COURTESY TO THE HERALD
Dick Stark of Bellingham was a U.S. Army guard assigned to the 1958 Memorial Day ceremony at which President Eisenhower laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. On that day, the remains of "unknowns" from World War II and the Korean War were interred in the memorial, which is now called The Tomb of the Unknowns. COURTESY TO THE HERALD

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November 11, 2011 1:01 AM

Bellingham man stood guard when 'unknowns' buried at Arlington tomb

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