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Memorial Day 2013

From Medical Lake, Washington, to Hayden, Idaho, veterans past and present are honored in annual ceremonies.

Related story: A solemn day to remember


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Jenifer Gorman places American flags on the grave of her son USMC Cpl. Joshua Robert Dumaw, May 27 2013, at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery. Joshua was kill in action, June 22, 2010, in Afghanistan.


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Wendy Zalevits visits the resting place of a friend’s husband before the third annual Memorial Day ceremony, May 27, 2013, at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake, Wash. Wendy’s husband, Harold, served in the Air Force during Vietnam and died in 2011.


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U.S.A.F. Chaplin Cpt. Jeremy Bastian, talks with his son, Eli, 4, as the pair visit the graves of fallen soldiers, May 27, 2013 at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake, Wash. “I wanted to say thank you to those who gave their life,” said Bastian.


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Stearman aircraft blaze across the sky in a fly-over during a Memorial Day ceremony on Monday.


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Mary Degg, retired navy, and Don Peters, left, retired marine, honor the American flag during the 3rd annual Memorial Day ceremony, May 27, 2013, at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery.


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Members of the 560th Air Force Band/Air National Guard of the Northwest, including, from left, Senior Master Sgt. Michael Baker, Tech Sgt. David Volland, Major James Phillips, Master Sgt. Jaye Nordling salute the flag during the National Anthem, May 27, 2013, during the 3rd annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake, Wash.


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Spokane mayor David Condon delivers the keynote address at the gathering at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery, May 27, 2013, during the 3rd annual Memorial Day ceremony.


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Airmen fire a 21-gun salute during the 3rd annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery.


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Visitors pause by final resting places of veterans before the start of the 3rd annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Washington State Cemetery, May 27, 2013 in Medical Lake, Wash.


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Elizabeth Trout, 13, and her father, Michael Trout, honor fallen soldiers during the playing of “Amazing Grace” during the 3rd annual Memorial Day ceremony at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery. Michael has a brother and father who served in the Air Force and another brother who served in the Army.


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Judy Germack pauses with her camera at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake, Wash., to reflect at the gravesite of her husband, David Lee Germack, a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran who died in 2009. Judy is a school teacher and wanted to bring back photographs to her students. “This is a beautiful place to remember veterans,” said Judy.


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A large crowd listens to speakers at the 3rd annual Memorial Day ceremony, May 27, 2013 at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake, Wash.


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A color guard prepares to present the flags in the parking lot of Hayden City Hall.


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World War II veteran Tom De Pew rings a ships’s bell with a small hammer as the names of submarines lost at sea are read aloud at the Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 27, 2013, at Honeysuckle Beach in Hayden. De Pew did his boot camp training at Farragut Naval Training Station and served on submarines in 1943-44.


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Former submariners listen as the names of submarines lost at sea are read aloud at the Memorial Day ceremony Monday at Honeysuckle Beach in Hayden.


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A large crowd gathered in the parking lot of Hayden City Hall for the Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 27, 2013.


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Color Guard members Carl Gidlund, left, and Emmett Sullivan, right, place a wreath at Hayden City Hall during the Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 27, 2013.


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Ron Silver drops a wreath into Hayden Lake in memory of lost sailors in the submarine service before “Taps” is played at the end of the Memorial Day ceremony at Hayden Lake’s Honeysuckle Beach Monday, May 27, 2013. The Faragut Base Submariners group and the City of Hayden Veterans Commission put on two events, one at the lake and one at Hayden City Hall.


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A large crowd gathered in the parking lot of Hayden City Hall recites the Pledge of Allegiance at the Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 27, 2013. The Faragut Base Submariners group and the City of Hayden Veterans Commission put on two events, one at the lake and one at Hayden City Hall.


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The Hot Punch Pipe Band performs for the large crowd gathered in the parking lot of Hayden City Hall for the Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 27, 2013.


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Vietnam veteran Mark Whitlow, center, sheds a tear as “Taps” is played at the end of the Memorial Day ceremony at Hayden Lake’s Honeysuckle Beach Monday, May 27, 2013. Whitlow served in Vietnam 1972-1973.


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Colors are presented in the parking lot of Hayden City Hall at the Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 27, 2013.


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A soldier’s cross, a rifle, boots and helmet symbolizing a fallen soldier, is displayed at the Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 27, 2013 at Honeysuckle Beach in Hayden. The Farragut Base Submariners group and the City of Hayden Veterans Commission put on two events, one at the lake and one at Hayden City Hall.

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