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Memorial Day Service

Ravenswood Cemetery - Sunday, May 30, 2021, at 2:00 pm.




























Corrina M. Boggess, DEL

The Annual Memorial Day Service will be held at Ravenswood Cemetery on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at 2:00 pm.

The guest speaker for the program will be Corrina M. Boggess, DEL.

Dr. Boggess has over 39 years of diverse leadership experience. She currently serves as the VFW Junior Vice Commander for the Department of West Virginia; the VFW National Legislative Committee Member; and the Post Commander for VFW Post #8363 in Chesapeake, WV.

She retired at the rank of Colonel after serving over 28 years in the US Army. Her culminating military position was as the Army Reserve G1 where she provided personnel guidance and support to over 205,000 Army Reserve personnel and their Families worldwide. Prior to this position, she served as the Battalion Commander of the 376th Personnel Services Battalion with Soldiers located across 15 operating bases assigned throughout Northern Iraq, a land mass the size of West Virginia, providing casualty reporting, personnel and postal support to 34,000 personnel.

In recognition of her accomplishments she received multiple awards to include the Army Distinguished Service Medal by the Secretary of the Army; the Bronze Star Medal, the Meritorious Unit Commendation, and the Iraqi Campaign medal with a Campaign Star while serving in Iraq; seven Meritorious Service Medals, two Army Commendation Medals, and two Army Achievement Medals during her military career; the Federally Employed Women Meritorious Service Award; and the Distinguished West Virginian awarded by Governor Bob Wise for actions taken while stationed at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001.

Her education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from West Virginia University; Master of Arts in Organizational Management from the University of Phoenix; Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College; and a Doctor of Executive Leadership at the University of Charleston in West Virginia.
























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