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VFW hosts ceremony commemorating fallen military service members at Fir Hill Cemetery

PMG PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - Every Memorial Daythe Sandy VFW lines the walkway of Fir Hill Cemetery with 75 American flags. While many think of Memorial Day weekend as a time of barbecues and department store sales, dozens of Sandyites spent Monday, May 27, at Fir Hill Cemetery in Sandy, commemorating the true reason for the holiday.

PMG PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - Dozens turned out to the Sandy VFW's Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 27. The Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post hosted a ceremony Monday to honor those who laid down their lives in pursuit of freedom and to defense of the United States. A wreath and flowers were placed ceremoniously on the headstone of veteran Alan Gunderson, who died in 2012.

PMG PHOTO: BRITTANY ALLEN - Local VFW officers decorated veteran Alan Gunderson's grave as part of the Memorial Day ceremony. Dozens attended the somber event, and took a moment for contemplation as they walked the path to the ceremony, which is lined with 75 American flags.

The VFW then welcomed all back to the VFW Post that evening for a potluck and fellowship with community.

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