Photo gallery: Memorial Day 2013
Shelby Richmond, of Wasilla, sits next to the gravesite of her great-grandfather, Clifford Lacy, following a Memorial Day ceremony held Monday, May 27 at the Fort Richardson National Cemetery on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.
Star photos by Matt Tunseth
Tom Meacham, of Bugles Across America, plays Echo Taps during a Memorial Day ceremony held Monday, May 27 at the Fort Richardson National Cemetery.
Rep. Dan Saddler (R-Chugiak-Eagle River), right, and Rep. Gabrielle LeDoux (R-Anchorage) stand at attention after placing a memorial wreath during the ceremony, which attracted several hundred spectators.
A member of the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific plays Taps following a rifle salute.
Members of the U.S. Army's A Company, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Division, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division perform a rilfe salute during the ceremony.
Visitors walk among the gravesites at the cemetery. The 39-acre facility is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Bugler Jeff Stout plays Taps with the Bugles Across America group.