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Cape Gazette MEMORIAL EJ.Y CAPE LIFE FRIDAY, MAY 29 - MONDAY, JUNE 1, 2015 69 MEMBERS OF THE NA1 Chapter in Lewes paid sic flict. The May 25 Memo near the grave of Hall, a I Above, as the Daughtc are (I-r) Claudia Onken, olution; Harmony Brous, Matthew Barlow, repres( RON MACARTHUR PHOTOS ONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Col. David Hall cial tribute to Vietnam War veterans on the 50th anniversary of the start of the con- al Day ceremony at Lewes Presbyterian Church included the placement of wreaths ,~volutionary War hero who was a lawyer, judge and governor from 1802 to 1805. s of the American Revolution, Col. David Hall Chapter honor veterans, laying wreaths AR state regent; Troy Foxwell, president of the Delaware Sons of the American Rev- ~rd, president of the Narlticoke Society of the Children of the American Revolution; iting VFW Post 7447; and Di Anne Gatts, representing DAR Col. David Hall Chapter. With the raised American flag in the back- ground, American Legion Post 17 member Bud Slivar plays "Taps." Dorothy Murray of Lewes clutches the flag presented to her in memory of her fa- ther, World War II veteran Ralph Cook, during the American Legion Post 17 Memo- rial Day ceremony. As instructor Sgt. Richa~c~ Hurt reads the significance of each fold during the American Legion Post 17 Memorial Day ser- vice, members of the C~l~e Henlopen High School JROTC col- or guard fold a U.S. flag [~r the family of deceased World War II veteran Ralph Cook.ItHI DAR member Carolyn white and blue glass- es as ceremony. Nancy Barlow, regent, DAR Col. David Hall Chapter, wel- comes guests and introduces dignitaries during the organiza- tion's annual Memorial Day service. The Cape Henlopen High School JROTC color guard presents the flags during the DAR service. Color guard members are (I-r) Jacob Mayfield, Dean Hysock, Alex Dominick and Jake Siranides. Lewes Mayor Ted Becket, who served at Walter Reed Medical Center during the Vietnam War, speaks about the sacrifice made by vet- erans as well as their fam- ilies. Becker continued his service and retired as a lieu- tenant colonel in the Nation- al Guard. Dean Hysock, a senior member of the Cape Henlopen High School JROTC color guard, stands at at- tention during the American Legion Post 17 Memorial Day ceremony. See more photographs of Memorial Day services in the Cape Region on pages 70-71