Sen. Pavlov and guest honor Michigan’s fallen soldiers

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LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Phil Pavlov, R-St. Clair Township, and Paul McIvor, state commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8594 in Yale, paid tribute in the Senate Thursday to those from Michigan who have given their lives defending our country.

McIvor was Pavlov’s guest for the Michigan Senate’s 22nd Annual Memorial Day Service. Each year, the annual ceremony honors the servicemen and women who fought with bravery to defend our nation’s freedom.

Also on hand for the service were Douglas McIntyre of VFW Post 6965 in Ubly, Philip Mauer of the Thumb Veterans Organization Post 1 in Ubly, and Marvin Emming of the VFW Parisville Post 5740 in Ubly.

Displaying colors at the ceremony were Blue Star Mothers Post 382, from St. Clair; VFW Post 7573, from New Baltimore; and American Legion 293; from Sebewaing.

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