U.S. Marine veteran stands at attention along Wendover Avenue on Memorial Day to honor combat veterans
FOX 8 News
by: Nelson Kepley
Posted: May 25, 2020
GREENSBORO, N.C. — If you were traveling down West Wendover Avenue near Interstate 40 Monday morning, you may have noticed a Marine standing on a corner at attention and saluting.
“I did not serve during wartime. I served in peacetime, so I felt like it’s my duty to at least come out and remember those that were combat veterans, those that paid the ultimate sacrifice,” U.S. Marine veteran Skip Nix said.
“It was an honor seeing him out there,” Lemons said.
Nix stood for two hours in a light mist flanked by two signs with a simple message.
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