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North Dakota Medal of Honor Memorial Flag Raising Ceremony
To mark Veterans Day remembrances, the Minot Park District hosted a flag raising ceremony at the North Dakota Medal of Honor Memorial in Roosevelt Park on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.
The Color Guard from the Minot American Legion Post #26 conducted the raising of the flag. A number of officials attended the ceremony including Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, Rep. Kevin Cramer, Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley, and representatives of the City of Minot.
The North Dakota Metal of Honor Memorial was dedicated in 2007. This year's ceremony will be the first function to be held since it's cleaning and rewiring work has been completed, repairing the damage done by the 2011 Souris River flood.
To watch Clinton Romesha's closing comments, click here.
Plaques at the Medal of Honor Memorial include an inscription for the following:
Private Frank F. Ross
Langdon, ND 1867-1936
Company H., 1st ND Volunteer Infantry, U.S. Army