Rep. Angel Demapan (R-Saipan) was the host of yesterday’s ceremony commemorating and honoring all fallen heroes at the Veterans Cemetery in Marpi.
Mariano Fajardo, left, and Mac Chargualaf were some of the veterans who attended yesterday’s ceremony.
The Saipan Southern High School color guard.
The Marianas High School chorale led the singing of the U.S. and CNMI national anthems.
The U.S., CNMI, and the POW-MIA flags fly high at the Veterans Cemetery in Marpi.
Gov. Ralph DLG Torres, back second right, leads the laying of the wreath.
CNMI officials and veterans pose for a group photo after the ceremony.
The U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific-Hawaii entertains the crowd.
Gov. Ralph DLG Torres gives his speech.
U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Col. Mihair Leta gives his salute after the laying of the wreath.
Jon Perez | Reporter
Jon Perez began his writing career as a sports reporter in the Philippines where he has covered local and international events. He became a news writer when he joined media network ABS-CBN. He joined the weekly DAWN, University of the East’s student newspaper, while in college.
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