Memorial Day 2013

Americans who died in defense of their country and our freedoms are remembered in ceremonies across the nation.

Staff Sgt. Edgar A. Feagines,of Ferndale, who was in the Air Force from 1959-70 and served in Vietnam, salutes Michigan's Fallen Foot Float in the Ferndale Memorial Day parade in Ferndale, Mich., on Monday , May 27, 2013. In a special tribute to the men and women who gave their lives serving Michigan's military units in Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, a local committee of volunteers is honoring Michigan's fallen heroes by participating in the Fallen Foot Float.  (AP Photo//The  Detroit News, David Coates)

Staff Sgt. Edgar A. Feagines,of Ferndale, who was in the Air Force from 1959-70 and served in Vietnam, salutes Michigan's Fallen Foot Float in the Ferndale Memorial Day parade in Ferndale, Mich., on Monday , May 27, 2013. In a special tribute to the men and women who gave their lives serving Michigan's military units in Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, a local committee of volunteers is honoring Michigan's fallen heroes by participating in the Fallen Foot Float. (AP Photo//The Detroit News, David Coates)

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