Tony Noble of Concord pays his respect to fellow Marine David R. Baker at Arlington National Cemetery. Tony’s mother, Loretta Masnada, is a member of the local Blue Star Moms. Masnada helped organize the installation of granite memorials at local high schools to honor fallen warriors (from Clayton Pioneer, June 10, 2016)
For many, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer with pool parties, barbeques and big mall sales. But for others, it’s a day to take seriously and to honor the men and women who lost their lives in service to the country.