2014 - A Saturday Morning Ceremony
A Tribute to Wounded Warriors on Armed Forces Day

Under a crystal blue sky, Turf Valley and Hot Air Balloon Pilots paid special tribute to wounded warriors. Participating in the honor guard and the presentation of colors were:
Our National Guard --The Howard County Fire/Rescue/Police Honor Guard --Boy Scout Pack 944

The ceremony was coordinated by Howard County Fire Chief Sanchez. Howard County Chaplain Stone gave a prayer and blessing of the balloons. Following the playing of our National Anthem, the National Guard presented a bouquet of flowers to each wounded warrior/veteran as they stood in separate balloons. Each guest was then introduced: Frank Mello -- Michael Miller -- Robert Lake and his wife Felicia -- Jeremy and Katarina Crenshaw

photos by: Teresa Northrup