An Army honor guard conducts a flag-folding ceremony during the committal service for former Army Lt. George Key.
Two Notable WWII Veterans Now at Rest at Miramar National Cemetery
Fought in Key Battles in the Pacific and in Europe
(Sept. 27, 2021) Two World War II veterans with remarkable backgrounds—a Marine officer who fought on Iwo Jima, and an Army officer with an historic ancestor—were buried in September at Miramar National Cemetery, and now lie at rest among their fellow veterans.
Retired Marine Colonel Dave E. Severance, 102, was buried at Miramar on Sept. 15. As a young captain, he was in command of Company E, 2nd Battalion, 28th Marine Regiment on Feb. 23, 1945, when he ordered five of [Continue Reading]