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Closure: Saga of Bean Windows

1157, 7/26/2014

The MG Bean memorial window, originally installed in the Fort Harrison Soldiers Memorial Chapel, has reached a final resting place of honor mounted on the south wall of the MG Emmett J. Bean Conference Room dedicated at DFAS on June 26, 2014. Speakers at the dedication ceremony were:

COL(R) Bud Klumph, DFAS Chief of Staff ,
Bud Klumph Addressing

 

Mr. AAron Gillison, DFAS Director, and LTC(R) Robert Bean, grandson of MG Bean (Mr. Gillison seated):
LTC (R) Robert Bean and COL(R)Aaron Gillison (seated)

 

 

 

Here is the plaque dedicating the Bean Conference Room:
Bean Conference Room Dedication Plaque

 

And here, in its final resting place, is the Bean Window:
Final Bean Window

 

RAFINO sponsored minor repairs to and the framing of the memorial window after it was removed from the chapel and before it was delivered to DFAS.

Among those in attendance at the dedication ceremony were COL(R) Dave & Mrs. Bonnie Mikkelson, COL(R) Sam Young, LTC(R) Dick Dahoney and SGM(R) John Medley.