• Honor Guards from Fort Huachuca; Davis Monthan Air Force Base; Navy Operational Support Center, Tucson; and the Marine Corps participate in the interment ceremony Wednesday. Their duties included escorting the Soldiers' remains into the ceremony, folding and presenting the American flag and escorting the Soldiers to their final resting places inside Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Sierra Vista.

    Honor Guards from Fort Huachuca; Davis Monthan...

    Honor Guards from Fort Huachuca; Davis Monthan Air Force Base; Navy Operational Support Center, Tucson; and the Marine Corps participate in the interment ceremony Wednesday. Their duties included escorting the Soldiers' remains into the ceremony...

  • Sgt. Alfonso Franco and Staff Sgt. Jasmin Thompson, both assigned to the Fort Huachuca Honor Guard, U.S. Army Garrison, carry the remains of fallen Soldiers into Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery. Saluting in the background is Rod Pieren, commander, Disabled American Veterans Fry Chapter 14, Sierra Vista.

    Sgt. Alfonso Franco and Staff Sgt. Jasmin...

    Sgt. Alfonso Franco and Staff Sgt. Jasmin Thompson, both assigned to the Fort Huachuca Honor Guard, U.S. Army Garrison, carry the remains of fallen Soldiers into Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery. Saluting in the background is Rod Pieren...

  • From left: Gene McCullough, Huachuca City council member; John Allmon, Huachuca City fire chief; and Bob Chapman, Huachuca City information technology staff member ,wait outside the Huachuca City Fire Department to salute the interment service procession as it passes by on State Route 90. The procession, which began at Adair Funeral Home in Tucson, took place before the interment ceremony on Wednesday at Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery.

    From left: Gene McCullough, Huachuca City...

    From left: Gene McCullough, Huachuca City council member; John Allmon, Huachuca City fire chief; and Bob Chapman, Huachuca City information technology staff member ,wait outside the Huachuca City Fire Department to salute the interment service...

  • Liz Bartel, chaplain, with the Missing in America Project, salutes after she gives the final benediction with the Soldiers' remains in their final resting places. MIAP spearheaded the interment service. They help locate, identify and bury unclaimed remains of American veterans and partner with private, state and federal organizations to make services like the one at Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery happen.

    Liz Bartel, chaplain, with the Missing in...

    Liz Bartel, chaplain, with the Missing in America Project, salutes after she gives the final benediction with the Soldiers' remains in their final resting places. MIAP spearheaded the interment service. They help locate, identify and bury unclaimed...

  • Members of the Sons of the American Revolution Tucson Chapter wear military uniforms from different historic eras. They are one of many group participants in the interment ceremony held at Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Sierras Vista.

    Members of the Sons of the American Revolution...

    Members of the Sons of the American Revolution Tucson Chapter wear military uniforms from different historic eras. They are one of many group participants in the interment ceremony held at Southern Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Sierras Vista.

  • Honor guard Soldiers gather by the hearse before the burial ceremony begins. American Heritage Hearse Service carried the cremains of 20 forgotten and unclaimed individual fallen Soldiers from Tucson to Sierra Vista for final interment. The vehicle is all custom-built, with the hearse modeled in a 19th Century Victorian style, and the motorcycle in front is a Harley Davidson Trike.

    Honor guard Soldiers gather by the hearse...

    Honor guard Soldiers gather by the hearse before the burial ceremony begins. American Heritage Hearse Service carried the cremains of 20 forgotten and unclaimed individual fallen Soldiers from Tucson to Sierra Vista for final interment. The vehicle is...

  • Motorcyclists had the opportunity to ride in the procession to the interment ceremony held at Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The group began their ride in Tucson. Local motorcyclists met at RV City in Huachuca City to get ready for the ride.

    Motorcyclists had the opportunity to ride in...

    Motorcyclists had the opportunity to ride in the procession to the interment ceremony held at Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The group began their ride in Tucson. Local motorcyclists met at RV City in Huachuca City to get ready for the...

  • Sgt. 1st Class D'Von Hughes and Tiana Hughes, 5, wait in front of the cemetery entrance to watch and salute the procession. Hughes is a member of Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club of Arizona.

    Sgt. 1st Class D'Von Hughes and Tiana Hughes...

    Sgt. 1st Class D'Von Hughes and Tiana Hughes, 5, wait in front of the cemetery entrance to watch and salute the procession. Hughes is a member of Buffalo Soldiers Motorcycle Club of Arizona.

  • American Legion Riders are pictured at the front of the line that leads the Honor Guard Soldiers to the ceremony stage. Their members, along with the Sons of the American Revolution Tucson Chapter form the flag line.

    American Legion Riders are pictured at the...

    American Legion Riders are pictured at the front of the line that leads the Honor Guard Soldiers to the ceremony stage. Their members, along with the Sons of the American Revolution Tucson Chapter form the flag line.

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