Memorial Day 2021 at Veterans Plaza Park

Robin Bradshaw
Alice Echo News Journal

The Memorial Day event at the Veterans Plaza Park in Alice had a large community turn out on Monday, May, 31. 

The Rotary Club along with city and county leaders attended the event to show support to local families that have lost their loved ones while serving the United States Armed Forces. 

Kathy Rusk, the mother of Lance Corporal (LCpl) Colton Rusk from Orange Grove spoke at the event and shared her story of loss, and Amy Valdez widow of LCpl Ruben Valdez from San Diego received a flag on his honor. 

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Memorial Day 2021 at the Veterans Plaza Park In Alice.
2021 Memorial Day Event in Alice, Texas honoring men that have lost their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Memorial Day Event in Alice, Texas honoring men that have lost their lives while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.