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Springfield Photo Gallery: Memorial Day 2016

New Vietnam War Memorial

New Viet Nam War Memorial

BPOE 2145 color guard plus Emblem Cub president Frieda Pearson.

Our "color guard", May 30, 2016. From left to right, Bill Kellogg, Dianne French, Jerry French, Ron Kraal, Jonna VanDeWalker, Ken Perkins, Jack Barbee, Jim Alameda, Jane Scully, Jim Emory, Pam Taylor.

Never forgotten

Inverted rifle display: Army lore indicates the helmet and identification tags signify the fallen soldier. The inverted rifle with bayonet signals a time for prayer and a break in the action to pay tribute to the dead. The combat boots represent the final march of the last battle.

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Willamalane Park on Mohawk is being upgraded. This is where the 75MM Pack Howitzer (M116) is located. Many will remember Exalted Ruler Don Brownrigg and the Springfield Elks coordinated this donation and dedication in 1968-69. Each year the Springfield Elks participate in a Memorial Day remembrance at this location.

Military academy color guard

The flags


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