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Monday, August 19, 2019
press photos by mark reccekThe Catasauqua American Legion Post 215 firing squad and color guard members salute fallen military war veterans at the memorial site at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Catasauqua, during the legion’s Memorial Day service there Monday. press photos by mark reccekThe Catasauqua American Legion Post 215 firing squad and color guard members salute fallen military war veterans at the memorial site at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Catasauqua, during the legion’s Memorial Day service there Monday.
On the Pine Street Bridge, Catasauqua American Legion color guard members and the firing squad render a three-volley salute for the fallen military. On the Pine Street Bridge, Catasauqua American Legion color guard members and the firing squad render a three-volley salute for the fallen military.
At the Catasauqua American Legion Post, Gordy Bender, center, sings “God Bless America” as Helmut Fried, left, and Larry Tait join him at the post’s memorial monument. Bender, 98, a World War II veteran, is the oldest veteran member of the post. At the Catasauqua American Legion Post, Gordy Bender, center, sings “God Bless America” as Helmut Fried, left, and Larry Tait join him at the post’s memorial monument. Bender, 98, a World War II veteran, is the oldest veteran member of the post.
North Catasauqua resident the Rev. George Spieker, a Korean War veteran, renders a sharp salute after placing a wreath at the war memorial at the North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park. North Catasauqua resident the Rev. George Spieker, a Korean War veteran, renders a sharp salute after placing a wreath at the war memorial at the North Catasauqua William J. Albert Memorial Park.

A solemn salute

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