Photo: American Legion has shortened Memorial Day ceremony due to virus precautions

photo by: Elvyn Jones

The honor guard of the Lawrence Dorsey-Liberty American Legion Post fires a rifle salute Monday, May 25, 2020, to mark Memorial Day. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the post had a brief ceremony with the playing of "Taps" and the gun salute in the parking lot of the post rather than its traditional ceremony at Memorial Park Cemetery.

The honor guard of the Lawrence Dorsey-Liberty American Legion Post fires a rifle salute Monday, May 25, 2020, to mark Memorial Day. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the post had a brief ceremony with the playing of “Taps” and the gun salute in the parking lot of the post rather than its traditional ceremony at Memorial Park Cemetery.

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