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NERC Military Unit Conducts Memorial Day Ceremony

NERC Military Unit Conducts Memorial Day Ceremony

The Ladies Military Unit at NERC were on display for numerous honored guests, including Director Gary Mohr and former Ohio Attorney General and Auditor Jim Petro and his wife Nancy, as they conducted a Memorial Day Remembrance.

The Lorain Correctional Institution Honor Guard posted and Retired the Colors and the National Anthem was superbly performed by Military Unit Resident Dawn Bowling. 

Guest Speaker Captain Laurie Harper from the Ohio State Penitentiary, an Army veteran of the Bosnian conflict, shared her thoughts on the importance of honoring America’s Military.  The Ladies Military Unit then conducted a Flag-folding ceremony while an explanation of what each fold of the flag represents.

A tour of the Military Unit and detailed briefings of programs provided during the 3-phase program was provided for the many guests who braved the rain in order to attend the event.

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