Happy Memorial Day!

Everyone loves a parade.  This crew gathered in front of the Carpenters' house on Myrtle Avenue.

Everyone loves a parade. This crew gathered in front of the Carpenters' house on Myrtle Avenue.

World War I veterans might have felt at home in this parade car.

World War I veterans might have felt at home in this parade car.

Westport's Memorial Day parade is not complete without Little Leaguers.

Westport's Memorial Day parade is not complete without Little Leaguers.

Bill Vornkahl (podium) leads his 39th Memorial Day ceremony. From left are First Selectman Gordon Joseloff, and grand marshal Ed See.

Bill Vornkahl (podium) leads his 39th Memorial Day ceremony. Seated in front from left are First Selectman Gordon Joseloff, and grand marshal Ed See. Mr. See, who was also grand marshal in 1946 -- just after World War II -- gave a powerful speech, ranging from the status of Westport veterans after World War II to the draft and torture.

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Staples trumpeter Cameron Bruce plays the echo for "Taps." Joey Genetti also soloed.

One response to “Happy Memorial Day!

  1. Chip Stephens

    Dan: Great coverage of Memorial Day, we didn’t see you but knew you were out there somewhere. It just is not the same watching the parade without the Woog man remembering the old days of watching from the roof of the Sport Mart or Tips. Good job Dan