Photos by Gary Davis
Field of Honor Dedication
The Exchange Club of Gatesville, along with the Colonial Flag Foundation, recently hosted the 2020 Field of Honor dedication service on Nov. 10. There were 289 flags displayed honoring veterans, active military, peace officers, firemen and EMT’s. The ceremony began with a welcome from Exchange Club president, Alan Mathis followed by the Posting of the Colors by Color Guard 1-309 TSBN (pictured above). The field dedication service included Brigadier General Dale R. White, pictured below, who was the guest speaker at the dedication. White is the Program Executive Officer for Fighters and Advanced Aircraft, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Air Force Material Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The Exchange Club has been hosting the Field of Honor since 2015. The flags were on display from noon on Nov. 10 until noon on Nov. 13 at East Main and South 27th Street. Flags were sold to members of the public so that they could honor or memorialize veterans.