Quartzsite First Assembly of God held their annual Veteran's Tribute
with Linda Lanier Friday night, Jan. 19, 2013.
Quartzsite resident Tom Cunningham
was honored with the receipt of the American flag.
Color Guard conducted the Flag Folding Ceremony as
Pastor Bruce Swart read the Air Force Script of the meaning of the twelve folds.
Tom spoke to the audience with tears of gratitude and praise for his God.
Tom and his wife, JoAnn, are very active in the community,
volunteering for the church and other organizations.
Below: Tom's brother, Carl, lost his life while serving in Vietnam War
The annual tribute to Veterans and Active/Past Members of
Military, Police, Fire, Paramedics was an emotional event
as Linda Lanier shared her passion for the
brave men and women who serve our nation
with moving songs and stories.
The evening ended with veterans being thanked for their service by attendees
with lots of hugs and handshakes. The church members provided service and flag pins to the veterans.