Dorchester County Announces Memorial Day Ceremony
Dorchester County Council invites the public to a Memorial Day Ceremony and Veterans Monument Unveiling on Monday, May 29th, 2023, at 10 am at Davis-Bailey Park, 5190 East Jim Bilton Boulevard, St. George.
The ceremony will include a keynote address given by Summerville resident Dr. Tom Riddick, Captain USMC (Ret.). Dr. Riddick served over twenty years in the United States Marine Corps as both an enlisted Marine and a Marine Officer. His last command was the University of New Mexico where he served as Marine Officer Instructor and recruiter for the university’s NROTC unit. In addition, Dr. Riddick has four advanced degrees from three universities.
The ceremony will also include the Posting of Colors by the Honor Guard of the 628th Force Support Squadron of Joint Base Charleston and a Wreath Laying to honor those who have given their lives for their country and for those missing in action
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