Armed Forces Day in Shoreline

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Dwight Stevens was given an American Hero award
Photo by Jerry Pickard

At the Armed Forces day ceremonies on Saturday, May 20, Dwight Stevens of Shoreline was given recognition for his past service as a bomber pilot in WW II and his current service for his part in the creation of the Shoreline Veterans Memorial.

Presentation of Memorial Marker
Photo by Steven H. Robinson

The stone was officially unveiled. Back row, Major General Coffey, Chaplin Ulmer, Commander White, Mayor Roberts

Front row, Karen Robinson, keynote speaker, daughter of Tuskegee Airman Leroy Roberts, Jr, County Councilmember Rod Dembowski, who was largely responsible for funding the memorial, Phyllis Moll, widow of Frank Moll, who co-chaired the Memorial committee with Dwight Stevens (seated).

Photo by Steven H. Robinson
 
County Councilmember Rod Dembowski addresses the crowd.

Photo by Steven H. Robinson

The flags blow in the breeze. Each stone and flag around the circle represent a branch of the service.


Photo by Jerry Pickard

The UW Air Force ROTC color guard presented the colors.

Photo by Jerry Pickard

Music by Around the Sound brass quintet.



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