Memorial Day is a time to honor those who have served and continue to do so. It's a mixture of sadness, pride, and hope

Here's where you can pay respects this weekend.

 Sunset View Memorial Gardens Richland, Bypass Highway 

They will be having a weekend-long celebration, including special tributes Saturday 10-3, Sunday featuring a variety of events 11-2, and Monday guest speaker and former NCIS (retired) Investigator Scott Jacobs who will speak. And they will again stage their display of 1,000 American flags onsite.

 Desert Lawn Memorial Park 10th and Union Kennewick 

Traditionally, they hold a ceremony at 11 AM on Monday, Memorial Day, as well as putting flags on the graves of veterans buried there.

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Riverview Cemetery 10th and Olympia Kennewick WA 

Traditionally, they also hold a ceremony at 9AM Memorial Day, and place flags on veterans graves.

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