American Legion posts in Gloucester and Mathews will pay homage to the nation’s war dead Sunday afternoon in a pair of Memorial Day services.
Mathews Post 83 and its Auxiliary will hold their service at 2 p.m. at the post headquarters on Hookemfair Road at Hudgins. Gloucester Post 75 will host the annual Gloucester County Memorial Day Service at 3 o’clock at the Gloucester Veterans Memorial Wall.
Amy Dubois, who was elected last year to the Mathews County Board of Supervisors, will be the keynote speaker at the Mathews event; Vice Admiral William A. “Andy” Brown (U.S. Navy-ret.), a Gloucester County native, will address the Gloucester service.
A Kansas native, Dubois grew up in a military family. The contracts manager for a machine tool business in Mathews, Dubois is in charge of pursuing and managing federal contracts. She and her husband, Paul, moved to Mathews in 2007. He is manager for GIS systems with the Army Corps of Engineers.
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