From the Rio Rancho Observer–Bernalillo salutes vets

Posted: Sunday, May 26, 2013 12:00 am

The Sandoval County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall organization is hosting prominent guest speakers this Memorial Day.

Its event is set for 1-3 p.m. Monday at the old Sandoval County courthouse, Calle Barrio Nuevo and Camino del Pueblo in Bernalillo. Special guests are: Former race car driver Bobby Unser Jr.; George Garcia of the Sons of the American Revolution New Mexico; Sarah Cobb, representative of U.S. Sen. Tom Udall; Alex Eubank, representative of U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich; Gilbert Gallegos, representative of U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham; Bernalillo Mayor Jack Torrez; Circe Olson Woessner of the Museum of the American Military Family; and U.S. Navy veteran David Threadgill, who will honor his son Joseph Threadgill, a night club bouncer fatally shot at work.

The event is open to the public.

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