Memorial Day ceremony salutes fallen service members

SALISBURY, Md. – People in Wicomico County got together on Monday to honor our military and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

The Memorial Day ceremony took place outside the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center.

Veterans and their families were honored during the ceremony as well as service members.

As part of the ceremony 191 names of soldiers who died while serving were read aloud.

“I think it’s important that we honor men and women who have served, those 191 names of men who gave their life many others throughout our country so we want to thank veterans, those who have served and those who are serving,” said the Chairman of the Wicomico County War Memorial Committee, Anthony Sarbanes.

During the ceremony the Wicomico JROTC participated in the lowering of flags and there was a volley of arms by the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office.

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