Blaine veterans remember the fallen

Photos by Alyssa Pitcher

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Jody Fox and Mike Lindquist light candles before a candlelight vigil hosted by the Blaine American Legion Sunday, May 24, at the Blaine Cemetery. The group has been hosting the vigil since 2001.

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Bill Irwin, veteran Navy photographer, salutes the United States flag as a recording of “Taps”, a song traditionally played at military funerals, plays at the close of the candlelight vigil Sunday, May 24, at the Blaine Cemetery.

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Mickenzy Lindquist, 16, places a lit candle in honor of fallen troops Sunday, May 24, at the Blaine Cemetery. After the ceremony the candles were left to burn until Monday afternoon.

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Jody Fox places a bouquet at the foot of the United States flag during the candlelight vigil Sunday, May 24, at the Blaine Cemetery.

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Jody Fox and Makyla, Mickenzy, Travis and Mike Lindquist bow their heads in prayer as the candlelight vigil, held in honor of fallen troops, begins Sunday, May 24, at the Blaine Cemetery.

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Flags decorate the graves of those who served in the United States Military to honor and recognize the sacrifice that they made for their country on Sunday, May 24, at the Blaine Cemetery.

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Flags decorate the graves of those who served in the United States Military to honor and recognize the sacrifice that they made for their country on Sunday, May 24, at the Blaine Cemetery.

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