Marines honored with Brookfield ceremony
Tom Murray and The WTMJ News Team
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BROOKFIELD - Memorial Day is about honoring our veterans.
Marines were honored with a special Memorial Day ceremony at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield.
"Due to the debt that we owe these great Americans who sacrificed their lives," said USMC Captain Roman Koshkin. "Because of their actions, we are able to gather here on this beautfiul day."
A bell toll for those Marine who died since last Memorial Day. Their names were also read aloud.
Jim Pelkey served during the Vietnam War.
"Important that we remember the veterans who have served with us before, that have given the ultimate sacrifice and have given their life for their country," Pelkey says.