A gun salute ends the ceremony.
Those participating in the ceremony take a brief pause to salute the flag.
Color guard leads the way during Maine Maritime Academy’s annual Veterans Day ceremony held November 9.
On Friday, November 9, Maine Maritime Academy recognized the soldiers who, in the words of Acting Commandant Nate Gandy, “gave their blood, sweat, tears and lives” in the U.S. United Forces, including the 6,815 mariners who died during World War II. Above, a wreath honors those lost in battle at sea.