Decommissioning ceremony planned in October

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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The USS Snook Base of northwest Arkansas will be hosting the first formal decommissioning ceremony of a World War II submarine veterans chapter - the Diamond Chapter of Arkansas. The ceremony will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Clarion Hotel in Bentonville. While there have been previous decommissioning ceremonies of WWII submarine veterans chapters, this will be the first formal one. Included in the ceremony will be the reading of the Diamond Chapter charter, a resume of the chapter's accomplishments, a reading of the decommissioning orders and a presentation of a flag that has flown over the USS Snook memorial in North Little Rock.

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