Videos: Hood River Memorial Day 2011

May 31, 2011


An honor long overdue: Shig Imai and Bob Husky helped to unveil a memorial stone during Monday's Memorial Day service at Idlewilde Cemetery. the stone contains the name of 140 Gorge-area Japanese Americans. See the June 1 Hood River News for the story.

Videos from Hood River Memorial Day 2011: Look for additional videos throughout the day:

Actor Niko Yasui portrays Frank Hachiya, a Hood River native who died in action in World War II on Memorial Day 2011 in Hood River.

Nick Kirby of Odell recites Ragged Old Flag.

The Hood River Valley High School band performs "Spitfire" by Mark Story at Hood River Memorial Day 2011 ceremonies.

Oregon Congressman Greg Walden speaks at Hood River Memorial Day 2011.

"This is their flag:" IIdlewilde cemetary sexton Bob Huskey speaks at Hood River Memorial Day 2011.

The Japanese-American Memorial stone, commemorating those of Japanese descent who served in the military is unveiled at Hood River Memorial Day ceremonies 2011.

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