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Flag Day celebration in Rogers City includes Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial

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The Michigan Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial will be rolling through northeast Michigan this week, with a special stop in Rogers City in celebration of Flag Day.

The wall contains the names of more than 2,600 military personnel from Michigan who lost their lives during the Vietnam War, including ten from Presque Isle County.

The traveling memorial will be displayed at the Presque Isle County Historical Museum’s Hoffman Annex in Rogers City on Friday and Saturday, and can be viewed between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. each day.

Flag Day activities will be held on the lawn of the historic Bradley House Saturday, including a special remembrance of each of the service members from the county who died in the Vietnam War. The day will start with a parade at 11 a.m., from Westminster Church to the Bradley House. The ceremony at the museum starts at 11:30 a.m.

A list of the 10 county men who were killed during the war can be viewed below.


Donald Woloszyk, David Bruning, Fred Wozniak, Charles Chapman, Floyd “Sandy” McCreery, John Veihl, Dean Borrusch, Robert Purgiel, Chester Kozdron and William Nolde.