No parades this year, but a lovely afternoon to be outside and maybe wet a line in a nearby creek.
I hope you are all well.
Olympus Pen F with Leica DG Summilux 15mm f1.7 processed in Snapseed.
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Preparing to call the orders for the 21 Gun Salute at the end of the Memorial Day Service
“137 years later, Memorial Day remains one of America’s most cherished patriotic observances. The spirit of this day has not changed – it remains a day to honor those who died defending our freedom and democracy.”
~ Doc Hastings
ss 1/1000, f 4.5, ISO 200
Nikon D810, Nikkor 50mm 1.4
“For love of country, they accepted death.”
Monday, May 25th is Memorial Day in the United States, a federal holiday on which those who gave their lives while serving in the country’s armed forces are remembered and honored. At Arlington National Cemetery, a U.S. military cemetery across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the Honor Guard pays tribute at the Tomb of the Unknowns.
Forever indebted …
To learn more about the extraordinary elite Guard who serve to man this post 24/7, 365 days a year, visit Guarding the Tomb of the Unknowns on VisualVenturing.com.