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Sign dedication to honor Wright brothers May 27
A road sign dedication to honor two brothers from Boring who died in the Vietnam War will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 27, at the Good Shepherd Community Church, 28986 SE Haley Road in Boring. After the ceremony, the signs will be placed on opposite sides of Highway 26 as it passes through Boring.
Marine Pvt. George N. Wright, 21, died in Vietnam on May 21, 1967. Two years and 10 days later, on May 31, 1969, his younger brother, Army Spc. 4 James A. Wright, 21, also was killed in Vietnam. The Wright family is one of 41 U.S. families who lost two sons in the conflict.
On Feb. 11, the Oregon Senate honored the Wright family for their military service and sacrifice.