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American Legion Post 17 honors fallen heroes

Jun 01, 2014
Photo by: Ron MacArthur

Members of the Marine Corps League Diamond State Detachment 704 salute during the presentation of colors at the American Legion Post 17 ceremony in Lewes. They are (l-r) Philip Folan, Ernest "Rudy" Swanson and Everett Beach.

Retired Chief Richard Arnold is the featured speaker at the American Legion Post 17 Memorial Day service. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Elizabeth Horner, president of American Legion Post 17 Auxiliary in Lewes, displays pocket flags made by Milton Elementary School fifth graders to be distributed to military members headed overseas. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Members of Lewes American Legion Post 17 leave an empty chair and place setting in memory of those still missing in action. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Members of the Cape Henlopen High School JROTC Color Guard begin the Memorial Day service at American Legion Post 17 in Lewes. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
American Legion First Vice Commander George Proud salutes the flag as it's raised in front of Post 17 in Lewes. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Terry Baum is director of American Legion Riders at Post 17 in Lewes. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Dave Borek, commander of the Sons of the American Legion at Post 17 in Lewes, talks about carrying the torch of freedom for those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
American Legion Post 17 Chaplain Russell Sterling, left, says the invocation with Post First Vice Commander George Proud at his side. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
Cadet Olivia Barrato, left, and Cadet Alexandra Atsidis, members of the Cape Henlopen High School JROTC Color Guard, present the colors during the American Legion Post 17 Memorial Day ceremony in Lewes. (Photo by: Ron MacArthur)
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