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Honors at Arlington

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On May 21, a Missing in America Project team and the Old Guard Riders will embark on a cross-country motorcycle trip to escort the remains of three heroes to Arlington National Cemetery. Buffalo Soldier and Medal of Honor recipient Isaiah Mays, above, died in 1925 and was buried in a pauper’s grave. MIAP requested to disinter Mays for burial at Arlington. Two Silver Star recipients – World War II Navy veteran Johnnie Franklin Callahan and Vietnam War Army veteran James William Dunn – will also be interred.American Legion posts can help by hosting meals along the route. To donate or participate in the ride, e-mail Fred Salanti , member of American Legion Post 1000 in San Francisco, or call him at (530) 229-9000.The ride route is available online.

 

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