Midcoast Memorial Day events pay tribute to veterans

By Staff | May 26, 2014
Photo by: Daniel Dunkle Members of the U.S. Coast Guard march in Rockland's Memorial Day Parade on Main Street.

Community members across the Midcoast gathered Memorial Day, May 26, to honor men and women who died while serving in the armed forces.

Parades and ceremonies were held in Rockland, Warren, St. George and other local communities.

Members of the American Legion march in the Memorial Day Parade in Rockland. (Photo by: Daniel Dunkle)
Maine State Troopers march for Memorial Day on Main Street in Rockland. (Photo by: Daniel Dunkle)
The Knox County Sheriff's Office color guard marches in the Memorial Day parade May 26 in Rockland. (Photo by: Daniel Dunkle)
A man snaps a salute from a float Memorial Day on Main Street in Rockland. (Photo by: Daniel Dunkle)
A woman plays a bagpipe Memorial Day in a parade on Rockland's Main Street. (Photo by: Daniel Dunkle)
Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts march in the Memorial Day parade in Rockland. (Photo by: Daniel Dunkle)
Members of Warren area Girl Scout Troops participate in the Decoration of the Waters during the town's annual Memorial Day ceremony. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Boy and Girl Scout Troops lead residents down to the village bridge in Warren as part of the town's annual Memorial Day ceremony. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Ethan Morin plays "Taps" as the Decoration of the Waters is conducted off the village bridge in Warren. Morin and the Medomak Valley High School band participated in the annual Memorial Day ceremony. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Four-year-old Daisy Swindler shows her patriotism during the annual Memorial Day ceremony in Warren. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
David Swett, fifth-grade student from Warren Community School, recites the Gettysburg Address during the Memorial Day ceremony in Warren. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Master of Ceremonies and Selectman Edmund LaFlamme and Rev. Andrew Stinson address the audience at the annual Memorial Day ceremony in Warren. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Major Robert Vincent, decorated Army veteran from the Iraq War, speaks about "Honoring the Dead by Honoring the Living" during Warren's annual Memorial Day ceremony. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Members of Boy Scout Troop 254 raise the American and State of Maine flags as Medomak Valley High School band plays the national anthem at Warren's Memorial Day ceremony. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Everest enjoys a moment before the annual Warren Memorial Day ceremony. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
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