Remembering the Fallen

By EGP News Report

A memorial attendee takes in the somber moment as echo taps is played. (EGP photo by Gloria Angelina Castillo)

The 66th Annual Memorial Day Observance and 24-hour Memorial Day Vigil took place on Monday at Cinco Puntos, where dozens of local veterans, their families and residents gathered to remember the ultimate sacrifice paid my service members. The event was presented by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4696. Local dignitaries present included State Assembly Speaker John Perez, Mayor-elect Eric Garcetti, and Councilmember José Huizar. Major General Megan Tatu, U.S. Army Reserves, was the keynote speaker.

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May 30, 2013  Copyright © 2012 Eastern Group Publications, Inc.

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