McBroom welcomes Marquette veteran to Senate’s Memorial Day Service

LANSING, Mich. — Sen. Ed McBroom, R-Waucedah Township, pictured right, welcomed Marquette County Veterans Committee Chairman George LaBlonde III to the Michigan Senate’s 26th Annual Memorial Day Service, held Tuesday on the east lawn of the state Capitol.

George is an Army veteran who served in the Persian Gulf War and in Somalia.

The Senate has traditionally held the ceremony indoors around Memorial Day to honor and remember the men and women who have died in service to the country, until the 2020 ceremony was canceled due to the pandemic.