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Public Invited To Celebrate The Service Of Honor Guard Commander Howard Thiele


Last updated 6/16/2021 at 1:49pm

Thiele family members and the Transylvania County Honor Guard invite the public to join them to honor and celebrate the service of Howard “Sarge” Thiele, Honor Guard Commander, on Saturday, June 19, at 11 a.m. Guests are invited to stay for a barbecue lunch.

The festivities will be held at the VFW Post 4309, 50 Veterans Circle, Brevard. Attendance is free.

During the Vietnam War, Thiele was a heavy truck driver with the 523rd Transportation Company. The 8th Transportation Group ferried supplies from coastal ports to inland bases, hauling anything from socks and uniforms to bombs, am...

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