Randy Golden, past president of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 in Cumberland, Md., delivered an address at the recent Corriganville (Md.) Memorial Day observance on May 27. Golden has served as commander of VFW Post 1411 and is also a member of the American Legion Post 13.
This year’s service featured a performance of the national anthem and other musical selections from Doretha (Murphy) Baribeau, who graduated from nearby Mount Savage High School. The Corriganville Volunteer Fire Department placed a wreath in honor of veterans, and an honor roll of deceased war veterans was read aloud.