APPLETON, Wisconsin (WBAY) – On Sunday afternoon, parishioners gathered for the second annual Appleton Cemetery Veteran Salute Tour to honor those who died while serving in the United States.

Members of the American Legion Post 38 visited several cemeteries in Appleton and laid a memorial wreath at each location while others recited prayers and gave gun salutes.

“We forget much of our past, I hope and I pray that our parents and our educators of history, that we had in our nation, “said Robert Johnson, member of Legion Post 38.

Unlike some ceremonies that remained private due to the pandemic, the public was encouraged to listen to the greetings during the event To join on Sunday.