Department of Maryland

Harford County Detachment 1198 Instrumental in having Route 23 Dedicated in Recognition of Maryland's Gold Star Mothers
(Photo courtesy of Jack Severn)

Harford County Detachment 1198 of Department of Maryland was instrumental in having MD Route 23 dedicated in recognition of Marylandís Gold Star Mothers.

On 20 October 2006, the detachment hosted a dedication ceremony for the unveiling of the new highway sign. The ceremony was attended by local state and county officials, several Maryland Gold Star Mothers, local military leaders, representatives from other veterans organizations, MCL department and detachment members.

From left - Front Row: Pete Arnold, Jack Severn (Department Commandant), Jerry Biedronski, Ray Ayres (Detachment Commandant), Jerry Brown, Jerry Fay, Rick Gurley. Back Row: Dick Wischhusen, Don Benson, Dick Lowe, Warren McNichols, Dick Gebhard, Bud Reick, Jim Underwood, John Baker, and Charles Warns.