May & June 2019

Honors and remembrances

People across the country honored the men and women who have served in the military and reflected, those who did not come back home. In Chino more than 150 people showed up at the Chino Community Building Monday to pay their respects to solders who died in service to their country.

      The annual Memorial Day observance hosted by American Legion Post 299, it’s Auxiliary and the City of Chino, the raising of the American flag, the national anthem, the placement of the wreaths around a memorial dedicated to Chino residents who died during wartime, speeches, a 21-gun salute by members of area Legion posts, and the traditional playing of “Taps.

The Chino Valley Young Marines youth group and Boy Scouts from Troop 205 in Chino served as honor guard of American eagle-topped stone memorial as escorted members of the Legion Auxiliary placed wreaths for fallen soldiers from World 1 through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Chino, CA.   May 27, 2019    Photo by Michael D Thomas