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Marco Island Veterans Day Service 2010

Lee Rubenstein, commander of Marco VFW Post 6370, addresses a crowd of more than 400 at the Veterans Day ceremony at the Marco Cemetery on Thursday.

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Lee Rubenstein, commander of Marco VFW Post 6370, addresses a crowd of more than 400 at the Veterans Day ceremony at the Marco Cemetery on Thursday.

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Walter Tucker, World War II Navy veteran, proudly sallutes the flag during the National Anthem at the Veterans Day ceremony at Marco Cemetery on Thursday. Tucker was serving on Pearl Harbor when the Japanese atacked on Dec. 7, 1941.
  • Retired  Lt. Col. Bill Howey stands as his Marine song is played at the Veterans Day ceremony at Marco Cemetery on Thursday. The Marco Strummers played the songs of each branch of the Armed Services as retired and present members of those branches stood to be recognized by a crowd of more than 400.
  • Susie Walsh was dressed patriotically for Veterans Day ceremonies at Marco Cemetery on Thursday. Her husband Dave, a Marco Civil Air Patrol member, did the flyover during the ceremony.
  • A crowd of more than 400 sprawled across a tiny slope to take part in the Veterans Day ceremony at Marco Cemetery on Thursday. At some grave sites, U.S. flags were placed to remember those who served in the Armed Services.
  • Lee Rubenstein, commander of Marco VFW Post 6370, addresses a crowd of more than 400 at the Veterans Day ceremony at the Marco Cemetery on Thursday.
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Lee Rubenstein, Marco VFW Post 6370 Commander, addresses more than 400 people at the Veterans Day ceremony on Thursday at Marco Cemetery.
  • Ruth Lamondola enjoyed the Veterans Day ceremony at Marco Cemetery on Thursday.
  • Herb Savage led the more than 400 people in God Bless America at the Veterans Day ceremony on Marco Island on Thursday.
  • Rabbi Edward Maline gave the opening prayer at the Veterans Day ceremony on Marco Island.
  • The Rev. Tim Navin gave the closing prayer at the Veterans Day ceremony on Marco Island.
  • Doug and Cindy Anderson took part in the Veterans Day ceremony on Marco Island on Thursday.
  • Members of Marco VFW Post 6370, who presented the colors at the Veterans Day ceremony at the Marco Cenetery on Thursday are, from left, Lee Henderson, Dave Garner and Rich Walker.
  • Jerry Stephenson plays Taps near nthe conclusion of the Veterans Day ceremonies on Marco Island.
  • The Rev. Tim Navin gave the closing prayer at the Veterans Day ceremony on Marco Island.
  • Doug and Cindy Anderson took part in the Veterans Day ceremony on Marco Island on Thursday.

A crowd of more than 400 sprawled across a tiny slope to take part in the Veterans Day ceremony at Marco Cemetery on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.

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