Pre-parade Salute -
Lined up before the parade route, these firefighters and police salute the flag.
Pre-parade Instruction -
The scoutmaster provides a few last minute instructions to the local cub scout troop.
"Screw this up and I will kill you guys..." -
Firemen have a chuckle at the chief's pre-parade warning.
Twenty-one Gun Salute -
American Legion members are ready to deliver the first of 3 twenty-one gun salutes.
The Reload -
A quick reload results in one American Legion member dropping a shell.
Patriotic Boy -
Children of all ages enjoy the parade.
Twenty-one Musket Salute -
Men and women reenact a revolution-era twenty-one gun salute.
Local high school band members play Taps.
Marching Police -
Local policemen make the final leg of the parade route.
Lowering the Flag -
A veteran salutes the flag as it's lowered to half-staff.
Folding the Flag -
After lowering the flag in the town center, local Boy Scouts fold the flag for a veteran's family.
The Shamrock -
Apparently all police in Westford, MA are Irish? Most all had this shamrock on their pistol.
Police Rifle -
A police officer holds his rifle steady during the final ceremonies.