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Honoring the fallen in Emmaus

Press Photos by C. Richard Chartrand The Emmaus Veterans Committee held its annual Memorial Day memorial service May 27 in the borough. ABOVE: Layla Brown is among those attending the annual Memorial Day observance in Emmaus May 27.
Pastor David Smith of Bethel Bible Church gives the invocation and a benediction calling for peace.
Emmaus Borough Mayor Lee Ann Gilbert reads the proclamation for Memorial Day. Additional photos appear on Page A11.
The annual ceremony includes a roll call of local service members who died while serving. ABOVE: David Bocchino reads the roll call.
Press Photos by C. Richard Chartrand Colyer James gives a presentation recognizing those who remain prisoners of war or missing in action.
Ben Brown, the master of ceremonies for the annual remembrance, salutes the flag.
John Eyer presents the plan for a new Veterans Triangle, which will cost $120,000. Organizers need $15,000 to get the project started.
The roll call includes the ringing of the bell as the names of the fallen are read aloud.