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By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on May 28, 2012 1:46 PM

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American Legion Post 11 Chaplain Henry Jinnette transfers nine members of the veterans' organization into Post Everlasting on Sunday afternoon. The ceremony, held annually on Memorial Day weekend, is conducted to immortalize those members of the Legion who have died during the past year.

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This empty table represents the fallen members of American Legion Post 11 who will never again, in body, join their comrades for fellowship inside the Legion dining hall.

DUDLEY -- They had heard these particular sounds before -- a gavel striking an old wooden table; rifles being crisply maneuvered during the presentation of arms; a bugler playing taps. But when those familiar noises echoed off the walls...

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