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Somber scenes from Creswell Memorial Day 2019

Creswell VFW Post No. 4039 held its annual Memorial Day observance on Monday, located in front of the Veterans’ Memorial on South 1st Street. The ceremony honored those who have given their life for their country, for the fallen heroes and for their loved ones left behind. Veterans of America’s various wars, conflicts and actions were acknowledged; America’s POW/MIAs were remembered; and VFW Post members laid wreaths at the Veterans’ Memorial; and a rifle salute honored the fallen.