Proudly saluting after 70 years
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Kyle Richardson (USARPAC)
SAIPAN, Northern Mariana Island—Carl Matthews, a World War II veteran shows a little spirit and points at the crowd as his car stops at the review stand at the end of a parade honoring the World War II veterans as a part of the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of Saipan, June 15. Matthews served with the 9th Marine Heavy Artillery Troop during the Battle of Saipan. The 70th anniversary may mark the last commemoration ceremony of the Saipan Battle due to the age and health of the WWII veterans. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Kyle J. Richardson, USARPAC PAO)
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