14 Dec 2019 Culpeper, VA
Culpeper Minutemen Color Guard flanks Len and Mary Ann Cowherd, who presented the Gold Star Families Wreath in honor of their son. Left to right: Bill Schwetke, President Tom Hamill, President-Elect Charles Jameson, Mary Ann Cowherd, Len Cowherd, CMM Color Guard Commander Michael Dennis, guest guardsman, Tim Dvořák.
Six Culpeper Minutemen Chapter compatriots participated in Wreaths Across America today at Culpeper National Cemetery, where a crowd of over 200 had gathered. President Tom Hamill, President-Elect Charles Jameson, Color Guard Commander Michael Dennis, and Bill Schwetke, participated in the Color Guard. Compatriot Len Cowherd and his wife, Mary Ann, presented the Gold Star Families Wreath in honor of their son, Lt. Leonard M Cowherd, III, killed in Iraq in 2004. Compatriot Keith Price helped with the set up for the event. The Color Guard was augmented by Tim Dvořák, who frequently joins us for events at Culpeper National Cemetery.