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National Medal of Honor Day Ceremony: This page displays the National Medal of Honor Day Ceremony held on Sunday, 25 March 2012. This day honors the 3,454 men and women whose service and sacrifices were recognized with the nationís highest medal, the Medal of Honor. Awarded since the Civil War, there are 34 deceased recipients buried in the greater Kansas City area.

The Sons of Union Veterans, Westport Camp #64, along with other local heredity groups conducted a recognition ceremony for a Civil War medal recipient buried at Mount St. Maryís Cemetery in Kansas City. Major M.R. William Grebe, 4th Missouri Cavalry, received the Medal of Honor in 1899 for his heroism and leadership in repulsing a Confederate advance on 31 August 1864. This was during the Battle of Jonesboro and Atlanta Campaign.

The ceremony to honor Major M.R. William Grebe was held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, 25 March 2012 at his gravesite. Mount St. Maryís Cemetery is located at 2201 Cleveland Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri.

2012 R.O.T.C. Award Recognition Ceremony : This page displays the Memorial Day Ceremony held at Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, MO. Afterwards, a three round volley sulate was fired at Union Cemetery, Kansas City, MO.

2012 Memorial Day Ceremony: This page displays the R.O.T.C. Award Recognition Ceremony held at Lee's Summit West High School in Lee's Summit MO.

2012 SVR Promotion Ceremony: This page displays the Sons of the Veterans Reserve (SVR) Promotion Ceremony held at the 3 October 2012 Westport Camp #64 meeting in Independence, MO.

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