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Honoring our veterans

The Maui Information / MATTHEW THAYER footage

FIRST PHOTO: Lilly Fernandez, 3, takes it upon herself to proper a toppled potted plant fronting the International Warfare I Memorial at Maui Veterans Cemetery all the way through Saturday’s Veterans Day provider in Makawao. Lilly attended the provider together with her folks, Joey and Chelsea Fernandez, who’re each U.S. Military veterans who served excursions in Iraq. Chelsea Fernandez, who helped arrange the development along side individuals of the Korean Warfare Veterans Affiliation Maui No Ka Oi Bankruptcy, stated Saturday’s provider drew a bigger turnout than same old. “These days’s match went truly just right,” she stated. “We simply need veterans to come back out and be identified. We wish so that you can give them their correct welcome.”

SECOND PHOTO: Dan and Lorraine Osako are introduced a plaque via Honolulu Korean Consulate Consul Dong Gyu Lee all the way through Saturday’s Veteran’s Day provider. The plaque venerated Dan’s overdue father, Clarence Osako, who served two excursion in Korea all the way through the Korean Warfare. Lee stated his country has no longer forgotten its partnership with the USA, nor the sacrifices made via its troops on its behalf. He stated the partnership has been going for 70 years and he hopes it could actually proceed for a minimum of any other 70 extra. Clarence Osako gave up the ghost this 12 months on the age of 96.

THIRD PHOTO: Korean Warfare Veterans Affiliation Maui No Ka Oi Bankruptcy member and U.S. Coast Guard veteran Sam Favella salutes whilst reciting the Pledge of Allegiance on Saturday.

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