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Firing Detail for Col Walter Gallo, USMCR (Ret)

March 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

All Hands,

   Volunteers are needed as follows:

WHO: Marine Corps League volunteers for a Firing Detail in honor of Col Walter Gallo, USMCR (Ret). Obituary for Col Gallo is attached. Also visit the Funeral Home website to express personal condolences:  https://obits.lambertfuneralhome.com/col-walter-gallo-sr.

WHAT:  Perform a final fitting tribute for a Career Marine Veteran.

WHEN:  Monday, 18 Mar 2024 at 1300 (volunteers need to be present NLT 1230).

WHERE:  NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH (https://www.nhsvc.com/)

WHY:  To honor the service and sacrifices of a retired Marine Veteran.

SITUATION:  On order perform a professionally executed firing detail to honor the service of Col Walter Gallo, USMCR (Ret).   

MISSION:  Provide a firing detail at the interment site (NH State Vet Cemetery (NHSVC)) in Boscawen, NH in direct support of Lambert’s Funeral Home, the NHSVC and the Gallo family.

EXECUTION:  Form up at the Assembly Area (Admin Building NHSVC) NLT 1230, Monday 18 Mar 2024 for issuance of ceremonial firearms and rehearsals; professionally displace to site of ceremony; perform a well executed firing detail in coordination with  Lambert’s Funeral Home and the NHSVC; conduct a brass police call immediately after the ceremony; return ceremonial firearms to weapons custodian for further transport to storage site.

ADMIN AND LOGISTICS:  Uniform is longsleeve undress uniform (with tie), white ceremonial duty belt, white gloves, red satin jacket; assemble NLT 1230 at NHSVC Admin building; conduct police call immediately following ceremony; return firearms to weapons custodian (Dillon Marine MSgt Mark Lindsley, USMCR (Ret)).

COMMAND AND SIGNAL:  All commands are by voice.  Point of main effort is Dillon Det who will provide ceremonial firearms; NCOIC is Dillon Weapons Custodian, MSgt Mark Lindsley, USMCR (Ret); notify MarkL72864@gmail.com NLT Thursday, 14 Mar 2024 of your availability to support.  This formation is open to all Department of NH Marine Corps League members.  Please info Department Commandant Cherie Monnell (MarineAmazon@comcast.net) and Department SVC Gary Gahan (captainsven@hotmail.com) if volunteering. 


March 18
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Seacoast Detachment #394


NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen, NH
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