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Press Release
September 03, 2009
Memorial services for two Oregon National Guard members killed in Iraq have been scheduled
Memorial services for Spec. Taylor D. Marks will be held on Friday, Sept. 4, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. at the Green Villa Barn, 3215 Independence Highway, Independence, Ore. See attached map

Interment will be at 4:15 p.m. at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd., Portland, Ore.

Family, friends and members of the media are invited to attend.

Sgt. Earl D. Werner is scheduled to return to Oregon tomorrow, arriving at the Portland Air National Guard Base, 6801 Cornfoot Road, Portland, Ore. at 11:00 a.m. Media wishing to attend the Dignified Transfer (Ramp Ceremony) must contact Capt Stephen Bomar at 503-584-3885 or 503-990-9508 to obtain flight line passes and provide escort onto the base.

Memorial services for Sgt. Werner are scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. at Lincoln Memorial Park, 11801 SE Mt. Scott Blvd. Portland, Ore.

Interment at Willamette National Cemetery will immediately follow. Specific information on location for the interment sites will be posted on the reader board at the main entrance to Willamette National Cemetery.

Family, friends and media again are welcome to attend.

For more information, please contact CPT Stephen Bomar, 503-990-9508 or Kay Fristad at 503-931-5179.