Paying our respects

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The public is invited to pay tribute to the lives of four military veterans whose remains have gone unclaimed and who will be laid to rest with full military honors at noon Friday, Nov. 20, in the Beaufort National Cemetery.

Two of the veterans are from Beaufort County and two are from Dorchester County.

The memorial was arranged by Beaufort County Coroner Edward Allen and Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers.

Veterans, VFW members and American Legion members are invited to attend the tribute with their covers.

If you plan on attending the memorial service, for your own safety and for the safety of others, please wear face coverings and observe social distancing recommendations per the Centers for Disease Control.

Joe Pilon, right, salutes during the playing of Taps by Spec. 4 Travis Daughtry of Hunter Army Airfield, during the funeral for Vietnam veteran Glenn R. Goff III of Hardeville in 2019 at Beaufort National Cemetery