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  • Honor Guard from the Texas Department of Public Safety during Posting of Colors.
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  • DPS Sergeant Bob Bratten III recognized by DPS Region VI Commander Freeman F. Martin. Bratten initiated the drive to have highway signs erected honoring the fallen law enforcement officers.
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  • A portion of law enforcement vehicles and others that were parked in a two-block area surrounding the Pleasanton Civic Center.
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  • Unveiling of replica of sign to be erected on Interstate 37, honoring Trooper Terry Wayne Miller.
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  • Replica of two signs already erected on Corgey Rd. east of Pleasanton.
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  • This is a replica of two signs already erected east of Pleasanton on Coughran Rd.
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  • Mary Alice Monse with son, David, at left, while receiving flag from DPS Director Steven C. McCraw.
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Memorial Roadway signs honor fallen officers

It began with Posting of Colors by an Honor Guard from Texas Department of Public Safety.

You could sense the somberness in the quietness of a huge assembly of law enforcement and citizens as the flags of our nation and state were marched in.

Law enforcement vehicles from Atascosa County and nearby counties and the State Capitol covered the landscape around the Pleasanton Civic Center and adjoining blocks.

Tuesday morning, July 12, 2016 was when a Dedication Ceremony was held at the Civic Center where road sign replicas were unveiled. Much larger signs have already been placed on Corgey Rd. and Coughran Rd. in Atascosa County honoring Deputies Mark Stephenson and Thomas Monse, Jr.

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