The Ozark Chapter of U S Submarine Veteran’s Inc. of Arkansas made their
inaugural ride this Veteran’s Day, completing a 121 mile motorcycle ride to
various central Arkansas veteran’s parks and memorials.  Flags were placed at
the Medal of Honor Plaza near the state capitol, WWI/WWII/Korea/Vietnam
Veteran’s Memorial adjacent to the Lonoke County courthouse, 39th Infantry CIB
(2003-2005) Memorial in Searcy, Veteran’s Park in McRae and the USS SNOOK
Submarine Veterans of WWII Memorial in North Little Rock.  A brief “Tolling of
the Boats” ceremony for submarines lost during November 1942-1944 was also
conducted at the USS SNOOK Memorial.  Lunch at Creegan’s Irish Pub followed
the USS SNOOK ceremony.  Pictured below, l to r:  Barbara Higgins, Russellville;
Wayne Foster, Little Rock; Larry Vallee, Stuttgart; Bill Hollaway, North Little
Rock; Bruce Lipe, Alexander, David Higgins, Russellville; Bill Smith, Vilonia, Greg
Schwerman, Pottsville.