Cape Gazette

Many brave the threatening skies to pay tribute to veterans

Jun 19, 2014
Photo by: Deny Howeth A Marine holds a Buddy Poppy in his hand during the opening ceremony in Rehoboth.

Veterans, dignitaries, Jr. ROTC, Cape Henlopen High School Band and those who appreciate the sacrifice given by veterans were on hand to salute and pay tribute. Rehoboth VFW Post 7447 hosted its Memorial Day observance May 30 at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand.

Cmdr. Neil Corley, Marine Corps League, and Exalted Ruler Eileen Loftus of Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge 2540, place a wreath on the memorial at the Rehoboth Bandstand. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Col. John Devillier, U.S. Air Force, speaks in tribute to those who "gave up their tomorrows" so that we may keep our freedom. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
VFW District 4 Honor Guard gives a gun salute after the placing of the wreaths. Jack Ward salutes while Harold Mullins stands at attention. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Cape Henlopen Jr. ROTC color guard stands at attention during the ceremony. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Art Frampton, VFW 7447 post quartermaster, introduces the principal speaker. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Cape Henlopen HS Band  plays a medley. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Members of various groups place the wreaths at the Rehoboth Memorial Day ceremony. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Cape Henlopen H.S. Band member Evan Mallon plays taps. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Flags placed in hats and poppies in lapels served as a tribute to those who serve in the armed forces. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Art Frampton listens as Mayor Sam Cooper pays his respects to Veterans. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
Cassea Carrasquillo, Olivia Baratto, Lexi Atsidis and Nicole Surface of the Cape Henlopen Jr. ROTC stand at attention during the Rehoboth Memorial Day Service. (Photo by: Deny Howeth)
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