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American Legion Members Continue to Serve

June 16, 2020
Personal photograph used with permission

The American Legion, Hilo Post #3 Honor Guard team recently performed the 21 gun salute at the 2020 Memorial Day ceremony held at the Hawaii County Veterans Cemetery #1. The team provides this service to all qualified  deceased veterans at the request of the bereaving family and for all indigent veteran funerals in Hilo.

Several members on the team are retirees of the 291st Combat Communications Squadron. Pictured left to right: Stephan KitagawaLazaro JoaqiunJesse Del MarCyrus WilsonChaplain Charley MapaHarvey MotomuraCommander/Bugler Jeno EnocencioAlison Yano and Paul Austria.

Special thanks to these Honor Guard members who support funeral honors for our veterans.

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