472 – Unclaimed Vietnam veteran gets military honors at funeral

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Harold Weaver, left, stands at attention as Edward DeKoekkoek salutes before the funeral for Gregory Bolot in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. Both men are with the Grand Haven American Legion Post 28.

Gregory J. Bolot was a Vietnam Veteran who recently passed away and his earthly remains were not claimed. An article titled: Unclaimed Vietnam veteran gets military honors at funeral from Michigan Online is featured in this episode. The article was submitted by Matt Vande Bunte and he tells about how this Vietnam Veteran was honored. Donations were being accepted on the behalf of Gregory Bolot at the Michigan Veterans Home.

Matt Vande Bunte covers government for MLive/Grand Rapids Press. Email him at mvandebu@mlive.com or follow him on Twitter and Facebook.


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