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GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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Learning from a master while honoring a friend

Jordan Thornblad
Mar 24 2014 - 9:49am

"I need it to build up like right before the sun is finally up in a sunrise," says David R. Gillingham to the young tam-tam player in the percussion section. "In the end, it needs to ring with a loud BOOM, as if the sun is up." David R. Gillingham is a musical composer and a professor of music at Central Michigan University. Gillingham was...

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GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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Learning from a master while honoring a friend

Jordan Thornblad
Mar 24 2014 - 9:49am

"I need it to build up like right before the sun is finally up in a sunrise," says David R. Gillingham to the young tam-tam player in the percussion section. "In the end, it needs to ring with a loud BOOM, as if the sun is up." David R. Gillingham is a musical composer and a professor of music at Central Michigan University. Gillingham was...

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Volunteers tie ribbons to show support for slain officer's family

Volunteers make blue ribbons at the Ogden Amphitheater on Tuesday to give out to businesses and area residents for today’s funeral of Ogden Police Officer Jared Francom, who was killed in the line of duty last week. Mindy Skougard, of Clearfield, and Tom Evans, of South Ogden, organized the volunteer ribbon-making through Facebook. Francom’s funeral is today at Dee Events Center, and he will be buried in Ogden City Cemetery. Thousands of people are expected to line the procession route. (ERIN HOOLEY/Standard-Examiner)

JaNae Francis
Jan 11 2012 - 12:11am

OGDEN -- Dozens of warm-hearted volunteers arrived in 30-degree weather Tuesday night to tie blue ribbons for a community showing of mourning for slain Ogden Police Officer Jared Francom. Volunteers tied large blue ribbons and placed them along today's funeral procession route from the Dee Events Center to the Ogden City Cemetery.

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'Kristoffer loved his job'

(NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner)
The honor guard makes its way to the front of the chapel during Tech Sgt. Kristoffer M. Solesbee’s memorial service at Hill Air Force Base on Friday.

    Below, Sandra Parker, mother of Tech Sgt. Kristoffer M. Solesbee, holds back tears while looking at her son’s personal effects with her husband, Louis Parker, at Hill Air Force Base on Friday.

Mitch Shaw
Jun 3 2011 - 7:29pm

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- Kristoffer M. Solesbee gave his own life to save countless others.

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GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day

Briana Scroggins
Mar 29 2014 - 2:10pm

Governor Gary Herbert ceremonially signs the Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day bill during the first annual Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 29, 2014. (BRIANA SCROGGINS/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Bikers gather at Sid's Speed Shop owner memorial

Hundreds of bikers gather at Sid's Speed Shop in Ogden Satruday, June 1, 2013, to honor Deyne Stocker who was the shop owner that died in a motorcycle accident recently.   (BRIAN NICHOLSON/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Brian Nicholson, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Jun 3 2013 - 10:42am

Hundreds of bikers gather at Sid's Speed Shop in Ogden Satruday, June 1, 2013, to honor Deyne Stocker who was the shop owner that died in a motorcycle accident recently.

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GALLERY: Boston Marathon mourners gather for memorials

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. recovering from a broken leg, pauses at the blast site on Boylston Street between Dartmouth and Exeter Streets near the Boston Marathon finish line Monday, April 22, 2013 in Boston. Federal investigators formally released the finish line bombing crime scene to the city in a brief ceremony at 5 p.m. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

The Associated Press
Apr 22 2013 - 5:55pm

Mourners gather at various memorials for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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GALLERY: Ogden shows support for Parker family December 19, 2012

Members of the Ogden High School Student Government decorate the front of the school with pink ribbons in memory of Emilie Parker Wednesday, December 19, 2012. (REYNALDO LEAL/Standard-Examiner)

Reynaldo Leal
Dec 19 2012 - 5:35pm

The Ogden community showed their support of the Parker family by decorating the town with pink ribbons.

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GALLERY: Pink ribbons along funeral procession route

Nikki Pitcher helps to adjust pink ribbons placed along the funeral procession route on Harrison Boulevard in Ogden on December 17, 2012. (ROBBY LLOYD/Special to the Standard-Examiner)

Robby Lloyd, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Dec 18 2012 - 1:01pm

Volunteers help to place hundreds of pink ribbons along Harrison Boulevard that will serve as the funeral procession route.

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GALLERY: Memorial Skydive Nov. 7, 2012

Contributed photos, Kera Williams
Nov 8 2012 - 12:41am

A memorial skydive for Christine Kuck at Skydive Ogden in Ogden Wednesday November 7, 2012. Kuck recently passed away after fighting a courageous four year battle with melanoma cancer.

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GALLERY: Memorial service for Corbin Jacob Anderson

Part of the program from the memorial service for 4-year-old Corbin Anderson, who fell into the Weber River while taking family photos on April 28, at Lindquist Mortuary in Layton Saturday, May 12, 2012. Police and search and rescue officials continue to search for the boy, who is presumed drowned. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

Erin Hooley, Standard-Examiner staff
May 12 2012 - 1:40pm

People gathered at a memorial service for 4-year-old Corbin Anderson, who fell into the Weber River while taking family photos on April 28, at Lindquist Mortuary in Layton Saturday, May 12, 2012. Police and search and rescue officials continue to search for the boy, who is presumed drowned. (Erin Hooley/Standard-Examiner)

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GALLERY: Memorial for Ben Lomond teacher Lanny Desmond on Friday, May 11, 2012.

The Ben Lomond High School bagpipe band plays as they walk into the auditorium for Lanny Desmond's memorial service at Ben Lomond High School in Ogden on Friday, May 11, 2012. Desmond was a teacher at the high school for 23 years. NICHOLAS DRANEY/Standard-Examiner

Nicholas Draney, Standard-Examiner staff
May 11 2012 - 3:46pm

Memorial for Ben Lomond teacher Lanny Desmond on Friday, May 11, 2012.

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