Puerto Rico Members Salute Fallen for Memorial Day
Senior Member Francisco M. Garcia
Puerto Rico Wing
Members of Puerto Rico Wing Group 2 honored the nation’s fallen for Memorial Day with a parade and wreath presentation at Las Mercedes Memorial Park.
The Civil Air Patrol participants hosted numerous visitors, including representatives of:
- Post 12094 in Naranjito,
- Veteranos Incapacitados de America Chapter 4,
- Puerto Rico State Command 200th Supply and Service Group,
- The American Legion,
- Caballeros de Colon,
- Youth Challenge Academy,
- Active and retired Puerto Rico National Guard, and
- The Ponce Mayor’s Office.
"Seeing the cadets partake in such wonderful activity honoring those who perished giving their lives to this country, and participating in such a ceremony offering time for those families of those who gave their lives is very motivating,” said Lt. Col. Carlos M. Arroyo, Group 2 commander.