Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Community Honors Iraq War Veteran

On Wednesday, a community gathered to remember and help a family deal with the loss of a father and hero.

Richard G. "Rick" Lynn, 30, of Frackville passed away unexpectedly this past Saturday.  Lynn, who entered the army after graduated high school, served in Iraq and received the Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Overseas Service Ribbon.

On Wednesday, the community gathered to show their respect by waving flags and lined Frackville's South Lehigh Ave while The Patriot Guard Riders led the procession from the Frackville American Legion to Fort Indiantown Gap.