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Mill Creek celebrates Memorial Day this year with a 'reverse parade'

"We're still honoring our fallen veterans on Memorial Day"

 
Series: Coronavirus | Story 106

Last updated 6/5/2020 at 11:41am

Beacon photo by Chris Kim

An eternal flame lit in front of the American flag and the National League of Families POW/MIA flag.

The City of Mill Creek celebrated Memorial Day with a different approach this year respecting the health precautions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic - with a pre-recorded virtual ceremony shared on its Facebook page this morning and a "reverse parade" during the day.

The ceremony was held virtually via a pre-recorded video at the Mill Creek Veterans Monument and was aired on the city's Facebook page for people to watch at home while practicing social distancing.

"We come together on this day to remember and honor those who have served and are no longer among us," Mill Creek Police Chapl...



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