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Press Release
January 16, 2008
Updated - Overflow location set for Memorial Service for Sgt. Zachary McBride
Due to the limited space at the Eastmont Church, the Oregon National Guard Armory located at 875 SW Simpson, Bend, Ore. will be used to accommodate the overflow from the Church service. The service will be simulcast from the Eastmont Church to the Armory location. Doors will open at 11 a.m. at the Armory. Point of contact for additional information is Capt. Sean Nixon @ 541-383-0954, ext. 1373.

Below is brief overview of the services as determined to date.

Opening instrumental - Trumpet solo - Brad Barret

Mr. Bob Shaw to lead singing of the Hymn, "Eternal Father Strong"

Opening Prayer - Paster Lowick

Reading of the Obituary - Mr. Shaw

Remarks - Governor Ted Kulongoski

Remarks - U.S. Representative Greg Walden

Remarks - Major General Raymond F. Rees, representing the U.S. Army

Publishing of the Orders for Awards to be read by Sgt. Kenneth Mandell, Escort Officer and presented by Maj. Gen. Rees. Awards to consist of 1. Bronze Star, 2. Purple Heart, 3. Army Good Conduct Medal, 4. Iraq Campaign Medal, 5. Combat Infantryman Badge.

Explanation of the "Fallen Soldier Memorial" read by Sgt. Mandell

Presentation of Coins explained by Mr. Shaw

Coins will be presented in the order:

Governor Kulongoski - State Coin
Maj. Gen. Rees - The Adjutant General Coin
Col. Dan Hokanson - 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team Coin
Sgt. Mandell - Stryker Brigade Coin
Lt. Col. BJ Prendergast - 1/82 Cavalry Coin

Mr. Joel Moore - Memories of Zachary

Slide Montage of Sgt. McBride's life

Pastor Lodwick - Biblical message

Karen Willcut - Solo performance of "What did he die for" written by Twila Paris

Pastor Lodwick or Col. Dinsmore - Benediction

Mr. Shaw - Announcements

Solo Bagpiper plays "Amazing Grace"
Contact Info:
Kay Fristad
Cell 503-931-5179
Major Mike Braibish