Don Wuthrich, retired commander, lowers the flag after places a wreath next to it on behalf of the Howard S. Schmid VFW Post 8653 as the post's last official event.
Megan Stern plays the bagpipes as the colors are retired.
Shell casings fly in the cemetery during the 21-gun salute.
Kitt Schaller plays "Taps" at the cemetery.
Paul and Rosemarie Weiland, of Fitchburg, help each other attach a poppy to their shirts.
After the lighting of the candles, Hannah Helt, 12, and Spencer Churchill, 10, place poppies for each conflict into the basket.
Megan Stern plays the bagpipes at the opening of the program.
Rev. Dr. Mark Yurs, pastor of Salem United Church of Christ, was the featured speaker for the Memorial address, who challenged people to remember some of the old scenes from the old battlefields.
Ashbeck siblings Lincoln, 5, Brady, 3, and Meredith, 6, cover their ears before the guns were fired at the cemetery.