Photos by Grace Beahm // The Post and Courier
Stephen Fletcher salutes as Jay Walker plays taps during the Memorial Day Service held Friday at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.
Here are some of the scheduled events for Memorial Day weekend:
3 p.m. today: A ceremony honoring all veterans will be held at Whispering Pines Memorial Gardens, 3044 Old Highway 52, Moncks Corner. Refreshments will be served and a drawing held after the ceremony.
11 a.m. Monday: Coast Guard Sector Charleston Commanding Officer Capt. Michael F. White will speak at a service conducted by American Legion Post 147 at 968 Folly Road on James Island.
Noon Monday: Former Air Force combat photographer Staff Sgt. Stacy Pearsall, who was wounded in action several times, will speak in the chapel at Carolina Memorial Gardens at 7113 Rivers Ave. in a service conducted by Fleet Reserve Association Branch 50 and American Legion Post 166.
Air Force veteran Jerry Hall (left) and Army veteran James