Memorial Day Ceremony in Oregon

Members of VFW Post 10272 Dan Cobb, Jim Nettesheim, Ken Anderson and Wayne Hook stand at attention during the Oregon Memorial Day ceremony in the rain as Taps plays in the distance.

The Oregon-Brooklyn American Legion Post 160/VFW Post 10272 honor guard lead Memorial Day ceremonies Monday, May 27.

As the rain poured, community members from Brooklyn, Oregon and Fitchburg all gathered at their respective sites and listened as Taps played and the guard fired guns into the distance to remember their fallen.

Dozens of visitors came prepared with umbrellas, making it seem they were going to attend each event no matter the weather.

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