On Friday, May 24, 2019, the Holley-Riddle Post 21 honor guard took a Memorial Day ceremony to The Senior Activities Center at The Colony, Texas. At first, Post 21 was asked simply to present the colors at a luncheon for seniors to commemorate Memorial Day. After honor guard commander Mary Garcia spoke to director Amy Brown, she learned that many of the seniors who would be attending are veterans. However, some of those veterans have limitations and would have been unable to attend the outdoor ceremony put on annually by Post 21. So Mary decided to bring the ceremony to them.
The honor guard took part in the posting the colors, folding a flag and playing Taps, They also set up a POW/MIA table display and explained its significance. The honor guard members participating were Mary Garcia, Stan Guillory, Dan Hutchinson, Patrick Johnson, Larry Swanson and Patricia Zuczek.
The event originally expected 60 people, but over 100 showed up to honor and remember. We were honored to be part of this special event.