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.