Tons of lined the streets of Bangor Monday morning as veterans from all branches of the army marched via town as a part of the Bangor Memorial Day Parade.
Mainers (left) line Foremost Avenue in Bangor and wave flags in help of the veterans on Monday through the Memorial Day parade. There was ample help and enthusiasm from individuals of all ages. Service members (prime proper) stroll down Central Avenue in Bangor. Members of the Bangor Excessive Faculty Marching Band (backside proper) take part within the Memorial Day Parade. Credit score: Andrew Clark / BDN
On foot and by car, the veterans had been greeted by crowds waving flags through the parade that wound its method from Alternate Avenue to Davenport Park, honoring those that have died in service to the nation.
Contributors (left) in Bangor’s Memorial Day Parade pay homage to the long-lasting kiss picture from the tip of World Conflict II. Veterans (proper) stroll down Foremost Avenue in Bangor on Monday through the annual Memorial Day Parade. Credit score: Andrew Clark / BDN
The tip of the parade included a ceremony the place the nationwide anthem was carried out, a prayer was recited by the JROTC cadet commander and a poem was learn by State Sen. Joe Baldacci. There was additionally a 21-gun salute and a efficiency of Faucets.
Along with members of the army, the Bangor Excessive Faculty JROTC and marching band took half as properly.
State Sen. Joe Baldacci, D-Bangor, (left) addresses the group at Davenport Park. The 21-gun salute (prime proper) and the Faucets (backside proper) are carried out on the conclusion of Monday’s parade. Credit score: Andrew Clark / BDN
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