That’s the Clipper City Chordsmen singing our National Anthem

The Manitowoc Marine plays This Is My Country as their Salute to America.

A large crowd gathered at the Veterans Memorial across Evergreen Cemetery in Manitowoc where the focus was on “honor and thanks” to those who’ve gone before us.

Mayor Justin Nickels

 

25th Assembly District Representative Paul Tittl

 

Manitowoc County Executive Bob Zigelbauer

 

Manitowoc County Veterans Service Officer Todd Brehmer

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Memorial Day in America as commemorated and approved by Congress on May 30th 1968 to honor all and their families who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country.