Remembering: Homer Marks Memorial Day

  • Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
  • Nashville singer Lucas Hoge, left, performs during the American 300’s presentation of the Wrangler National Patriot Memorial Day Tour in the NOMAR parking lot on Sunday. Rob Powers, second from left, of American 300 honors Ben Mitchell, standing with his grandson Willem, wife Kate and Bill Sheldon of American Legion Post 16. -Photo provided
  • Megan Ridley, Miss Wrangler National Patriot/2009 Miss Rodeo America, helps a youngster learn some roping tricks during a visit by the Wrangler National Patriot Memorial Day Tour on Sunday. -Photo provided
  • Eric Henley of the Anchor Point Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary salutes a rifle and helmet symbolizing America’s war dead during Memorial Day ceremonies at Hickerson Memorial Cemetery.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Members of the American Legion Post 16 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Anchor Point Post, hold the colors during Memorial Day ceremonies at Hickerson Memorial Cemetery on Diamond Ridge. About 60 people attended the brief service to honor America’s war dead. Services also were held in Anchor Point and Ninilchik. 

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