A heart-rending Four Chaplains ceremony was held on Monday, February 25, 2019, at Ranger Elementary/Middle School, Murphy, N.C., with Post 96 (Murphy, N.C.) Chaplain J.D. Baker, Sr. Vice Commander Harvey Schwartz, and the Post 96 Honor Guard.
Opening Statements - Ranger Principal - Mrs. McDonald
Collect Prayer- Ranger Student - Kara Penland
Chaplains Story - Post 96 Chaplain - J.D.Baker
- Chaplains' Biography
Ranger Students: Tate Raper, Dozer Mashburn, Preston Hyde, Dalton Campbell
-Candle Lighting Ceremony
Ranger Students: Emily Parker, Emily Tomczak, Candace Leovao
Wreath Laying Ceremony - Ranger School Band
God Bless America - Whole Ranger School
Flag Ceremony - Post 96 Honor Guard
Taps - Ranger Student
Mariners Poem - Post 96 Sr. Vice Commander - Harvey Schwartz
Retirement of Colors - Post 96 Honor Guard
Closing Remarks - Ranger Principle - Mrs. McDonald
At the end of the ceremony, the entire Ranger School student body and staff passed by and shook hands with Post 96 members and other military in attendance. IMPRESSIVE!
Thank you Ranger Principal - Mrs. McDonald, staff, and entire student body of Ranger Elementary/Middle School.