There are several Memorial Day celebration events being held in the area on Monday.

The Uniontown Association will place 50 flags along Marine Drive and hold a service at 3 p.m. Monday under the bridge at the Maritime Memorial Park in Uniontown. All of the names on the wall will be read. Participants can walk down the walkway to put flowers in the water.

The service will also recognize those who have served the country and died within the last year, the U.S. Coast Guard, the men of the Triumph, the U.S. Merchant Marines and the bar pilots. The American Legion will serve as color guard.

Coffee from Cafe Uniontown and cookies will be served following the service.

Fort Stevens Post and Auxiliary 10580 Veterans of Foreign Wars will be holding a service at 11 a.m. Monday at the Fort Stevens Post Cemetery. The guest speaker will be Harley Youngblood. The Friends of Old Fort Stevens cannoneers will be participating with cannon and rifle salutes.

The annual flag-changing ceremony at the Warrenton Post Office will follow the service at 12:30 p.m.

The Clatsop County Memorial Day Association and the members of Clatsop Post 12 American Legion will present a Memorial Day program at 11 a.m. Monday at Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton.

The program will include the Missing Man Fly-Over by the 141st Fighter Squadron of the Oregon Air National Guard and the Memorial Sea Wreath Drop by aircraft and personnel of the U.S. Coast Guard Air Group Astoria.

A luncheon follows the program at 12:30 p.m. at Clatsop Post 12 American Legion, 1132 Exchange St. For information, call 325-2429.


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