A Legacy for all time

Lt. Cmdr. Allen Willey, a 1985 Tonasket High School graduate who has served 27 years in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, speaks at the dedication of the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy site dedicationon Saturday May 18.

Lt. Cmdr. Allen Willey, a 1985 Tonasket High School graduate who has served 27 years in the U.S. Navy Civil Engineer Corps, speaks at the dedication of the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy site dedicationon Saturday May 18.

TONASKET – The U. S. Armed Forces Legacy site was dedicated Saturday, May 18, 2013, coinciding with Armed Forces Day. The dedication included a parade through Tonasket and a ceremony at the Legacy site, highlighted by speeches by Captain Alan Walker (U.S. Coast Guard) and Lieutenant Commander Allen Willey (U.S. Navy Civil Engineers).

More details will be in our May 23 print edition.

 

 

About Brent Baker

Brent is a reporter for the Gazette-Tribune. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent started work at the G-T in 2011.

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2 Responses to A Legacy for all time

  1. Laurie Sylvester Scalf May 19, 2013 at 3:35 pm #

    So beautiful.

  2. Jerri Zimmerman Wood May 20, 2013 at 4:50 am #

    A great way to remember and honor those from Tonasket who have served this nation through the years. I look forward to seeing it soon.

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