Mayor Honors Afghan Vets

March 21, 2012

Last night, Mayor Gillespie and the City of Prattville honored these military service members for their dedicated service to our country and specifically their tours in Afghanistan.

"It's just an honor for me to stand up here with them and read this Commendation to them to recognize them for the duties they have provided for us, the sacrifices they've made for us," stated Mayor Bill Gillespie, Jr.

Mayor Gillespie reading the first Commendation.

With Major Rebecca Griffin.

With Major Jeremy Townsend.

With 1st Lieutenant Karl Wiest.

With MSgt Linda Lucas.

With MSgt (and also First Sergent) William Rupinen.

With MSgt Crystal Shepherd.

(From left to right) Major Griffin, Major Townsend, MSgt Shepherd, MSgt Lucas, 1LT Wiest, and MSgt Rupinen.

The City of Prattville sincerely hopes that this Commendation in some small way communicates our unending appreciation for the sacrifices and service of these heroes!

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