Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

From Army to Bagpiper to American Legion

 

March 28, 2019

Courtesy Photo

Mace with her bagpipes and fellow bagpipers from around the world pose on board the cruise ship "Harmony of the Seas" Cruise.

Marti L. Mace self taught herself to play the bagpipes as a means of relaxation, and while there is family history for bagpipes she is the first in five generations to play.

Mace was selected to play in France at the 75th Commemoration of Raid of August 19, 1942 with other bagpipers. She was the only American selected.

She traveled to France and participated at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial.

Mace can be found often at the Veteran's Hospital, and plays at final service for the fallen military. She also plays for nursing homes and assisted living facilities that house veteran...



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