Honoring their service

Amid the concerns of COVID-19, veterans still honor the fallen


Kaitlyn Campbell

From left, Kaitlyn and Douglass Campbell help Bob Herring secure an American Flag.

The sun was shining down in Encampment on this past Memorial Day as friends and family came together to honor the fallen. Since 1984, VFW Post 1625 has held the Memorial Day Ceremony at the Encampment cemetery. This tradition is a constant reminder to the community to give thanks for veterans and fallen soldiers alike, and it was continued this year through the hardships the public has faced due to COVID-19. 

Along with the ceremony, the post places American flags on the graves of all veterans. The Memorial Day ceremony took place among these flags, and it could be shown that this importan...

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