Procession will honor vets

The remains of 25 veterans and the spouses of four veterans will be honored in a procession today from Medford's Armory to the Eagle Point National Cemetery.

Participants are invited to join in the procession, for which staging begins at 11 a.m. at the armory at 1701 South Pacific Highway, Medford.

The event is part of the Missing in America Project, a national effort formed in 2007 to locate, identify and inter unclaimed remains of veterans. The remains are from three local funeral homes: Conger-Morris Funeral Directors, Hillcrest Mortuary & Memorial Park and Memory Gardens Memorial Park and Mortuary.

For more information on the event, contact Bud Thieme, the MIAP coordinator in Southern Oregon, at 479-1589 or at

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