The Transylvania Times -

Appreciates Honor Guard

 

January 28, 2019



The sky was blue, and the cemetery was serene on Saturday, Jan. 26, as the military honors team slowly assembled to provide the final rites for a U.S. Navy veteran who served his country with distinction. The funeral service for LCDR Thomas Henry Gainer Jr. was provided with the perfect balance of honor and respect. This ceremony was right out of the YouTube videos that show what the Old Guard does at Arlington.

The 21 members of the military on the field (including the from members from Greenville U.S. Naval Reserve Station, S.C.) did an outstanding job, from opening to closing. The deliv...



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