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Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

The Cub Scouts of Troop 188 together with the Girl Scouts and Brownies all from the area of Eagle Rock in the city of Los Angeles were honored to participate in the a ceremony [on Memorial Day weekend, 2004] commemorating of the life, heroism and service of Medal of Honor recipient Pvt. James Sweeney #1315. Cub Scout Alec Hutkoff, a Webelo of Den 2 Troop led the ceremony and read the Citation awarded to Pvt. Sweeney.

Text from Mr. Hal Hutkoff; photographs courtesy Mr. Hutkoff and Ms. Stacey Hogue. Thanks, and Well Done!

Los Angeles Scouts, Memorial Day 2004, James Sweeney's gravesite

Los Angeles Scouts, Memorial Day 2004, James Sweeney's gravesite

Pictured above, back row, from left to right, Matthew Kemper, Josh Elbaum and Owen Miller; front row, Alec Hutkoff.

Los Angeles Scouts, Memorial Day 2004, James Sweeney's gravesite

Los Angeles Scouts, Memorial Day 2004, James Sweeney's gravesite

Los Angeles Scouts, Memorial Day 2004, James Sweeney's gravesite

Los Angeles Scouts, Memorial Day 2004, James Sweeney's gravesite