Missouri Society Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard Photo Gallery
38th Annual Observance of Harry S. Truman's Birthday Harry S. Truman Library 500 W. U.S. 24 Highway Independence, Missouri Sunday, May 8th, 2011
The MOSSAR Color Guard conducted the 38th Annual Observance of President Harry S. Truman's birthday at the Harry S. Truman Library in Independence, MO on Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at 9:30 AM. In observance of this occasion, the Truman Library and Museum, and several area Truman-related organizations celebrated the 127th birthday (May 8, 1884) of the area's most famous citizen, Harry S. Truman. In observance of President Truman's Birthday, Dr. Devine honored Truman's memory and celebrated his many accomplishments.
The MOSSAR Color Guard team is shown here participating directly after the wreath-laying ceremony event, which was presented at President Truman's grave. Representatives from over 40 American Legion Posts in eight states presented wreaths at the Truman gravesite during the special ceremony in the Library's courtyard.
Left Photo (L-R): Major General Robert L. Grover, MOSSAR Color Guard Commander; Compatriot Dirk A. Stapleton, Compatriot Al Paris, and Compatriot James L. Scott.
Right Photo (L-R): Major General Robert L. Grover, MOSSAR Color Guard Commander; Compatriot Dirk A. Stapleton, Dr. Michael Devine, Director of the Truman Presidential Museum & Library, Compatriot Al Paris, and Compatriot James L. Scott.