Knollenberg welcomes veterans, Blue Star Mother to state Capitol

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LANSING, Mich. — State Sen. Marty Knollenberg, R-Troy, was joined by members of the Berkley American Legion Post 374 and the President of the Blue Star Mothers, Troy Chapter at the Capitol for Thursday’s Memorial Day ceremony.

The annual event takes place on the Thursday before Memorial Day and is an opportunity to pay tribute to those who gave their lives defending our country.

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Photo Caption One: Sen. Marty Knollenberg welcomes Carmen Johnson, president of the Troy Chapter of the Blue Star Mothers to the Capitol for Thursday’s Memorial Day Ceremony.

Photo Caption Two: Sen. Marty Knollenberg  stands with Tom Bustance, Commander of the Berkley American Legion Post 374, next to the Battlefield Cross as it is displayed on the Senate floor.