Kennewick, WA- Under cloudy skies, about 100 people attended A Memorial Day service at Riverview Heights Cemetery in Kennewick.
Family members laid wreaths in honor of fallen relatives from all branches of the armed services.
Candidate for the United States Senate Clint Didier choked up while comparing his candidacy to the service of men and women in the military.
"I've been blessed by this great land, by the sacrifice of those men and women. And now I feel it is my turn to serve this great land."
The ceremony included the reading of names of twelve local veterans who have died in the past year.