21 Gun Salute

Participation on Radford’s Annual Memorial Day Service committee is one of my most favorite volunteer duties. ¬†Working with veterans and other civic minded folks is a great reminder that Memorial Day is more than cookouts and blockbuster sales.

Don’t get me wrong … I do love a cook out! ¬†Volunteer service on this committee however assures me that each year, I spend a few hours on the last Monday in May remembering the men and women who have died in military service.

Towards the end of the program, a 21 Gun Salute is provided by the Veterans of VFW Post 776.

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In this next image, you can see the spent shells in the air after being fired.

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More to come from Radford’s Annual Memorial Day Service.

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