Thursday, August 10, 2017

Commissioners Will Adopt a Proclamation in Honor and Memory of U.S. Navy Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer First Class Remington J. Peters

Join us Monday to honor a real hometown hero

On Monday, Aug. 14, the Board of Mesa County Commissioners will honor the life of U.S. Navy SEAL Remington J. Peters in public hearing at 9 a.m., Old Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave.

Petty Officer Peters died Memorial weekend, May 28, 2017, of injuries sustained during an airborne demonstration at Liberty State Park for New York Fleet Week.

Peters grew up in western Colorado and joined the Navy after graduating from Grand Junction High School in 2008. He was a veteran of two combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan before joining the Leap Frogs and becoming part of their parachute team. 

Please join us at the Commissioners’ public hearing in his memory on Monday, Aug. 14, at 9 a.m., Old Courthouse, 544 Rood Ave., public hearing room on the second floor.

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