The Transylvania Times -

Commissioners Recognize Honor Guard


March 5, 2018

Courtesy photo

Some of the Honor Guard members in attendance were, from left to right, front row: Johnny Martinez, Jim Bohn, Craig Adams, Irene Williams and Clentis Williams; back row: Ray McCall, Dawn Ellis, Howard Thiele, Joe Parker and Doug Poad.

Members of the Transylvania County Honor Guard attended a meeting of the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners on Monday, Feb 26. At the request of Chairman Larry Chapman, who is a retired Marine Corps colonel, Honor Guard Treasurer Doug Poad informed the commissioners and attendees of the Honor Guard's mission and activities.

Honor Guard Commander Howard "Sarge" Thiele thanked the commissioners for their support and introduced Honor Guard members in attendance.

The Transylvania County Honor Guard honors deceased veterans at 45 to 50 funeral services yearly.


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