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May 31, 2010 in News
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Rain, wind and inclement weather didn’t detour a large crowd from attending the Memorial Day dedication of the Washington state Veterans Cemetery In Medical Lake.

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Rain, wind and inclement weather didn’t detour a large crowd.

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Spokane Army Honor Guard SSG Bob Allen salutes the American Flag during the dedication.

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Members of the POW Honor Guard participated in the dedication of the Washington state Veterans Cemetery.

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Former United State Marines stood proudly as the Marine Corp flag was raised over the Washington state Veterans Cemetery.

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Honor wreaths for each branch of the military adorned the podium.

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Spokane Army Honor Guard members SPC Phillip Siers and SSG Bob Allen raise the U.S Army Flag.

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More than 3,000 people attended the dedication of the Washington state Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake.

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Army Lt. John Kowzan performed TAPS at the end of the dedication ceremony.

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Eagle Scout Glenn Wight salutes the American Flag as he said the Pledge of Allegiance. He raised $6,000 to buy the flag poles at the cemetery as his Eagle Scout project.

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Retired U.S. Army Brigadier General Neal Sealock was the master of ceremonies for the dedication of the Washington state Veterans Cemetery.