Posted: Apr 26, 2013 4:38 PM by MELISSA CANONE (PHOTO COURTESY: MGN ONLINE)
On April 28, 2013 Crowley native, SFC Kironi A. Dugar, will march 28 miles to recognize fallen soldiers from Acadia Parish.
Dugar, who is stationed in Germany, has been in the army for 19 years and and is currently deployed in Kuwait.
"I want to celebrate the lives of these servicemen who paid the ultimate price for their country," said Dugar.
On Sunday, Dugar and 12 of her comrades will recognize the price each of the seven fallen soldiers from Acadia Parish and their families paid, during the fight in the War on Terror.
The march is called "Final Roll Call: March for the Fallen 2013."
Those being honored are:
Sergeant Seth Trahan, Feb. 19, 2005
Sergeant Isiah J. Sinclair, March 26, 2005
Corporal Marcus Cain, Sept. 14, 2006
Staff Sergeant Michael Gabel, Dec. 12, 2007
Private First Class Nicholas J. Clayton, Oct. 1, 2009
Corporal Matthew Richard, June 9, 2011
Staff Sergeant Nicholas Bellard, June 13, 2011
There will be a memorial service held in honor of these Soldiers on April 28, 2013 at 11:00 am , Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Crowley, 519 W. 3RD Street.
Dugar said her ultimate goal is to have a Fallen Soldiers of Acadia Parish Day.
For more information call Mary Dugar at 337-296-0448.