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Ceremony Aboard USNS Lummus

Presenting Texas Flag to Ships Master

U.S. Marine Corps Blount Island Command and USNS 1ST LT JACK LUMMUS: left to right Lt. Colonel Chris Ellis, holding picture, Colonel Jim Hooks, presenting flag, Ships Master Dave Hagner, receiving flag, and a LUMMUS crew members holding second picture. 

The above ceremony was held aboard the USNS 1ST LT JACK LUMMUS on January 29, 2007. Colonel Hooks presented the Texas Flag to Ships Master and crew.

The Texas Flag that flew over the Texas State Cemetery on the morning of Veterans Day 2005 was presented to the Lummus family by Harry Bradley, Superintendent, Texas State Cemetery, at a ceremony honoring 1st Lieutenant Jack Lummus, Medal of Honor recipient from Ennis, Texas. The Lummus family presented the flag and items from ceremony to the U.S. Marine Corps: Colonel Jim Hooks and Lt. Colonel Chris Ellis, Blount Island Command.  Colonel's Hooks and Ellis presented the flag and items to Ships Master, Dave Hagner, and crew in a ceremony aboard ship 


USNS 1st Lt Jack Lummus


The picture and information are courtesy of U.S. Marine Corps: Colonel Jim Hooks and Lt. Colonel Chris Ellis, Blount Island Command.  


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