Sun, family and reverence for those who gave their all

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9008 lined up facing the Veterans Memorial at the bottom of the Tribute Garden to carry out the gun salute and the laying of the memorial wreath. Photo by Judith O’Hara Balfe

MILLBROOK — With the sun shining and the music playing, a parade  marched from the Thorne Building to the Village Green — Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, military, fire and rescue squad members — all remembering those who served, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice, giving their lives for their country, keeping America brave and free. Children joyfully waved their little flags as the larger flags, placed up and down Franklin Avenue, reminded the crowd of the reason behind the annual Memorial Day celebrations.

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