Scene nearby: Honoring America’s heroes on Memorial Day

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U.S. Army Veteran Richard Clarke, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Bob Jeske, U.S. Navy Veteran Ray Colby and U.S. Air Force Veteran Max Bettman lay the Veterans Wreath during Lynnwood's annual Memorial Day Ceremony Monday at Veterans Park. (Pootos by David Pan)
U.S. Army Veteran Richard Clarke, U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Bob Jeske, U.S. Navy Veteran Ray Colby and U.S. Air Force Veteran Max Bettman lay the Veterans Wreath during Lynnwood’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony Monday at Veterans Park. The four were escorted by U.S. Navy Veteran John Beam. (Photos by David Pan)
Corey and Josh Hawkins (right) display a special flag honoring the veterans from the Vietnam War.
Corey and Josh Hawkins (right) display a special flag honoring the veterans from the Vietnam War. This is the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War.
Ryra Rintamaki, mother of Cpt. Stephen Rintamaki, U.S. Marine Corps (killed in action in Iraq on Sept. 16, 2004, and U.S. Army Veteran and VFW Post 1040 Commander Frank Martinez lay a wreath during Lynnwood's Memorial Day Ceremony.
Myra Rintamaki, mother of Cpt. Stephen Rintamaki, U.S. Marine Corps (killed in action in Iraq on Sept. 16, 2004) and U.S. Army Veteran and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1040 Commander Frank Martinez lay a wreath during Lynnwood’s Memorial Day Ceremony.
The Northwest Junior Pipe Band performs at Lynnwood's Memorial Day Ceremony.
The Northwest Junior Pipe Band performs at Lynnwood’s Memorial Day Ceremony.
VFW Post 1040 and Lynnwood American Legion member Tom Thompson stands by the American Legion flag.
VFW Post 1040 and Lynnwood American Legion Member Tom Thompson stands by the American Legion flag.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1040 Member Patrick McGrady hands out flowers before the ceremony.
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1040 Member Patrick McGrady hands out flowers before the ceremony.
Robert Zhou, Inglemoor High School trumpeter plays taps.
Robert Zhou, Inglemoor High School trumpeter, plays taps.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1040 Honor Guard performs a rifle salute.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1040 Honor Guard performs a rifle salute.
The Nile Shrine Center's Legion of Honor during Monday's Memorial Day Ceremony.
The Nile Shrine Center’s Legion of Honor during Monday’s Memorial Day Ceremony.
Former Lynnwood City Councilmember Jim Smith performs.
Former Lynnwood City Councilmember Jim Smith performs.

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