Master Chief Petty Officer and 2nd Class Petty Officer man the bell and pipe all guests aboard.
Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton, State of Kentucky, Comes Aboard
Former Miss America Heather French Henry, KY Veterans Affairs Commissioner is piped aboard.
MGen Richard Huck, USMC (Ret) and 1-5 Vietnam Veteran Nick Warr.
Doc John Loudermilk and Detachment Commandant John Froehlich, MCL, are piped aboard. This was the first moment that Doc realized what was going on!
Marine House, Kentuckiana Detachment 729, Marine Corps League
Marine Corps Junior ROTC Color Guard post the colors
Guests of Honor - Lt. Gov. Hampton, VA Commissioner Henry, MGen and Mrs. Huck.
MCL Det. Commandant John Froehlich makes welcoming remarks.
Missing Marine Table as Tradition Dictates.
Doc John is joined by MGen Huck, wife Sandy, and Charlie 1-5 buddies John Mullan and Gerry Regan.
Nick Warr reads the Bronze Star Citation.
MGen Huck presents the Bronze Star Citation to Doc John.
Doc John is congratulated by MGen Huck, who was very complimentary of the citation, and all that Doc John did as a U. S. Navy Corpsman.
MGen Huck makes a short congratulary speech after the award presentation.
Lt. Governor Hampton presents Doc John with official Kentuck Colonel and Kentuck Admiral Citations.
Doc John Loudermilk and Wife Sandy.
It's almost the Marine Corps Birthday, so let's have a cake!
The Cake was both beautiful and delicious!
Det. Commandant Froehlich cuts the cake.
MGen Huck and Doc John Loudermilk, Bronze Star Recipient!
Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton congratulates the Loudermilks
Representative from Senator Mitch McConnel's office delivers a Letter of Contratulations.
Maj. Donald Hotchkiss, CO, Recruiting Station Louisville, delivers congratulations.
Doc John recieving kisses from former Miss America, and Ky VA Commissioner Heather French Henry
Doc and Sandy Loudermilk.
The very proud Loudermilk Family
Doc receives congrats from SSgt John "Mother" Mullan, USMC (Ret)
Mother Mullan is alive today because of Doc John's life-saving skills.
Kentucky Marines at Marine House. About thirty Marines from two different MCL Detachments attended. Thanks, Marines!
USMC Jr. ROTC Detachment Color Guard. Outstanding!!
Major Al Broussard, USMC (Ret) and his wife, Major Mary Broussard, USMC (Ret).
Nick Warr with Al and Mary Broussard - NOTE - Al Broussard served with Sgt. Rodney Davis as a Marine Security Guard in London, England.
Marine Brothers Forever!