September 27, 2013
Members of the Colville Confederated Tribes Honor Guard, above, march to their places for a 21-gun salute. Honor Guard members are Arnie Holt, Arnold Cleveland, Bill Ives, Frank Fry, Lee McCartney, Tommy Pichette and Rich Bradshaw. Visitors to the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Memorial, below, view names plaques bearing the names of service men and women.
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Community ‘generous to a fault’ in support
The U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Memorial stands among the best veterans memorials in the country, a speaker told several hundred people assembled May 18 for the site’s dedication. Although rain sprinkled earlier in the day, the clouds parted and the sun came out for the event. Retired Coast Guard Capt. Alan Walker, who operates a tree farm in Curlew, said he spent several years in Washington, D.C., during his 28 years in the service and saw all the national veterans memorials.