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Bridget Martin and her husband, Bryan, watch as their sons, Bryce and Brody, receive the wreath prior to setting it at the tomb.

BRIDGET MARTIN, SPECIAL Assistant to the International President and a member of Local 693 (Pascagoula, Miss.), received “an opportunity of a lifetime” when she and her family were invited to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day. Due to another family being unable to attend, the president of the Ironworkers, Eric Dean, asked Martin and her family to participate. “It was very touching,” said Martin, “especially because it was Memorial Day.”

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Locals  L-693
Published on the Web: August 30, 2016

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