Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Ringing of the bells for a fallen General

AWG Deputy Commander Roger Flygare, along with Generals Skip Dreps, Mark Gjurasic and John Welsh, conducted a 21-bell "Echo Bell Salute" on behalf of the association to open the memorial service in the state Capitol rotunda for General Vito Chiechi. Mr. Chiechi died July 26 at age 86.

General Roger Flygare, left of podium, rings the bell while Mark Gjurasic
and John Welsh  pay their respects to Vito Chiechi in the rotunda.

General Skip Dreps rings the echo bell on the balcony above.

Lt. Governor Owen addressed General Chiechi's public legacy.
 Hear the lieutenant governor's speech

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