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Troops rally scheduled for Saturday

April 18, 2003

A rally in support of U.S. troops is scheduled for Saturday at 12:30 p.m. in the grand ballroom of the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center.

The event is sponsored by AMVETS Post 10, Washington County Joint Veterans Council, other Washington County veterans groups and the Clarion.

Veterans are encouraged to wear their uniforms and any medals or ribbons earned during military service.

Donations will be accepted. Those attending also may bring donations of personal hygiene and toiletry items that will be sent to troops.

Speakers for the rally will include Hagerstown Mayor William M. Breichner, commanders of various veterans posts and organizations, and Lt. Col. Roger Sencindiver, chief of staff for the 167th Airlift Wing of the West Virginia Air National Guard.

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