SILVERDALE, Wash., May 26, 2017 —
By Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles Gaddis IV, Navy Public Affairs Support Element, Detachment Northwest
Submarine Group 9 sailors, veterans and visitors gathered in remembrance of the sailors and submarines that were lost during war at a “Tolling the Boats” observance held at Naval Base Kitsap's Deterrent Park.
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Hodges, assigned to Navy Band Northwest, plays “Taps” during the annual Memorial Day "Tolling the Boats" observance at Deterrent Park on Naval Base Kitsap in Washington, May 25, 2017. A total of 65 U.S. submarines have been lost since 1915, with 52 lost during World War II. Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Charles D. Gaddis IV.Read more ...
LEMSON, SC, May 25, 2017 -
Story by Staff Sgt. Ken Scar
335th Signal Command (Theater)
Volunteers gathered in Clemson University's Memorial Park Thursday, May 25 to place 489 flags on the Scroll of Honor - one for every Clemson alumnus who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country - in preparation for Memorial Day observances.
The Scroll of Honor is grass-topped barrow ringed with stones engraved with the names of each Clemson alumnus who gave their lives in service to their country. It sits in Memorial Park, which is located across the street from the Clemson Tigers' 81,000-seat Memorial Stadium. To date, 491 alumni have been identified who were killed from WWI through the current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.Read more ...