By Jeannine Hoheisel
Hesston will remember its veterans with the 24th Annual Memorial Service at the Hesston Cemetery at 11 a.m., Monday, May 25.
The Master of Ceremony will be Donald Typer, a member of the Hesston Veteran’s Memorial Committee.
The Memorial Address will be given by retired Master Sergeant Anthony Scofield.
Scofield began his career in the Kansas National Guard and two years later signed an active duty contract with the U.S. Army.
Fort Benning GA was the beginning of his Airborne training which lead him to serve in Alaska with C Company Airborne 4th BN. 9th Infantry, Manchus. In 1991 his orders took him to Hawaii to complete Air Assault School.
1998 he was chosen to attend the Career Counselor Course in Ft. Jackson South Carolina. He remained in this capacity at different locations until his retirement in 2011 after more than 27 years of service.
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