July 4th Guilford Lake boat parade honoring military service personnel, veterans

The 32nd annual boat parade on Guilford?Lake will be held at 2 p.m. Friday in honor of July 4th. This year’s theme is “Honor the Military.” Representing active service personnel and veterans will be the Todd and Tracy Winn Family of Salem. All five members of the Winn family are currently serving or are veterans of the Army National Guard. Todd Winn, major (retired Ohio Guard) was deployed twice to Afghanistan. Staff Sergeant Tracy Winn, (Ohio) is a Wounded Warrior currently under treatment at Walter Reed Hospital. She was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan. Specialist Rachel Myers (Ohio) returned from Afghanistan in February and is still on active duty. Sergeant Josh Pittman is in Texas Reserves. Matt Jenkins (sergeant-inactive) lives in Columbus. Todd, Tracy, Rachael, and Matt will be riding in the Commodore’s Boat.

(Submitted photo)