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Ceremonies remember the fallen on Memorial Day
The USS Turner Joy its a site well suited for Mondays Memorial Day ceremony.
Each year the Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Navy League Council sponsors a ceremony aboard the former U.S. Navy destroyer to remember those men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice.
Its a ceremony to honor our dead, thats what Memorial Day is all about, said Sandra Howes Smith, Navy League member.
The ceremony begins at 10 a.m. and is free and open to the public. This years guest speaker is retired Army Col. Bruce Crandall.
He is fascinating, an incredible person, Smith said.
Crandall was a helicopter pilot in Vietnam and led more than 900 combat missions during two tours there. The Manchester resident was portrayed by actor Greg Kinnear in the