Memorial Day ceremonies planned

AMBOY — The Amboy American Legion Post #453 will be holding its annual Memorial Day ceremony in Amboy at the Veterans Park at 10 a.m., on Monday, May 30.

The guest speaker for the annual ceremony will E7 Navy Chief Cody Martinez, who is stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Station in Chicago. Martinez is a graduate of Amboy High School, and in 2004 he joined the Navy and was stationed at the Great Lakes Naval Station in Chicago to train. After 17 years, and many deployments, he has returned to his post at Great Lakes Naval Station where he is an E7 Navy Chief. He married Alex Crumb, from Amboy, and the couple have three children, Luca, Cainan and Gwen. The couple currently resides in Lindenhurst.

Also included in the Memorial Day ceremony are prayer by Pastor Rocky Fritz, Gettysburg address, and reading of General Logan’s orders.

The Legion members will then head to Sublette for the Memorial Day ceremony at the Ellice Dinges Center at 11 a.m., on Monday, May 30.