BAGHDAD — Americans have opened nearly 1,000 new graves to bury U.S. troops killed in Iraq since Memorial Day a year ago. The figure is telling — and expected to rise in coming months. (Houston Chronicle)
United States Marine Corporal John Woods of Suffield, left, and United States Marine Lance Corporal Mark G. Tompkins of Somersville, right, salute after placing a wreath on the veterans memorial at Veterans Memorial Park in Suffield following Suffield's Memorial Day parade.
(TIA ANN CHAPMAN)
May 27, 2006
Neil Greenway, above, vice-commander of American Legion Haffy Ruffin, Jr. Post 206 Inc.,was one of 28 vets marching in Middletown's Memorial Day Parade last year. (MARK MIRKO) May 25, 2006
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