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Photographs from Cortez Journal Veterans Day content

Cortez American Legion Color Guard pictured prior to the Jason Workman funeral service in Blanding, Utah. Workman was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011. Pictured from left: Dan McCuistion, Don Swank, Chuck Thompson, Leroy “Bud” Crawn and Paul Burcher.
Cortez ColorGuard Member Paul Burcher, 79, helps prepare for military funeral at the Cortez Cemetery.
Cortez Honor Guard member Dan McCuistion stands at attention next to the casket during the miltary service.
Cortez Color Guard members from left, Paul Burcher, John Shriner and Ken Hoyle stand at attention next to the casket of a veteran.
Members of the Cortez Honor Guard conduct a rifle salture during a recent military funeral. Pictured from left are: John Shriner, Paul Burcher, Leroy “Bud” Crawn , Rick Gregory and Dan McCuistion.
Linley Leonard delivers the folded flag to the family at a military funeral. Leonard is a U.S. Navy retired veteran.
U.S. Army veteran John Shriner aligns the rifles that will be used for the rifle salute at a recent funeral.
With the United States flag reflected in his sunglasses, Vietnam veteran Dan McCuistion helps fold the flag at a recent funeral. The flag is folded with meticulous precision, then presented to the family of the veteran.
Linley Leonard unfurls the flags as fellow Honor Guard member Ken Hoyle help prepare for a recent military funeral.
Dan McCuistion stands with the Cortez Color Guard team as they wait outside the funeral service for Petty Officer First Class Jason Workman in Blanding, Utah. Workman was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 6.
Cortez Honor Guard members fold the American flag during Russel Aulston’s funeral service on Oct. 21. The flag was presented to his wife Lolita Aultson.
Lolita Aultson holds the America flag that was presented to her by Linley Leonard during her husband Russel Aulston’s military funeral service.
Vietnam veteran Don Swank, who has been with the honor guard since 1985, prepares to begin the flag folding ceremony.
The color guard fires off a 21 gun salute Friday to dedicate the new Veterans sign at the Cortez Cemetary.
Cortez Honor Guard member Chuck Thompson stands at attention following the rifle salute and during the playing of taps.
Chuck Thompson calls his fellow honor guard members to salute at a recent funeral service.
Local Veterans are honored during the new sign ceremony Friday.
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Photographs from Cortez Journal Veterans Day content

Cortez American Legion Color Guard pictured prior to the Jason Workman funeral service in Blanding, Utah. Workman was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011. Pictured from left: Dan McCuistion, Don Swank, Chuck Thompson, Leroy “Bud” Crawn and Paul Burcher.
Cortez ColorGuard Member Paul Burcher, 79, helps prepare for military funeral at the Cortez Cemetery.
Cortez Honor Guard member Dan McCuistion stands at attention next to the casket during the miltary service.
Cortez Color Guard members from left, Paul Burcher, John Shriner and Ken Hoyle stand at attention next to the casket of a veteran.
Members of the Cortez Honor Guard conduct a rifle salture during a recent military funeral. Pictured from left are: John Shriner, Paul Burcher, Leroy “Bud” Crawn , Rick Gregory and Dan McCuistion.
Linley Leonard delivers the folded flag to the family at a military funeral. Leonard is a U.S. Navy retired veteran.
U.S. Army veteran John Shriner aligns the rifles that will be used for the rifle salute at a recent funeral.
With the United States flag reflected in his sunglasses, Vietnam veteran Dan McCuistion helps fold the flag at a recent funeral. The flag is folded with meticulous precision, then presented to the family of the veteran.
Linley Leonard unfurls the flags as fellow Honor Guard member Ken Hoyle help prepare for a recent military funeral.
Dan McCuistion stands with the Cortez Color Guard team as they wait outside the funeral service for Petty Officer First Class Jason Workman in Blanding, Utah. Workman was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 6.
Cortez Honor Guard members fold the American flag during Russel Aulston’s funeral service on Oct. 21. The flag was presented to his wife Lolita Aultson.
Lolita Aultson holds the America flag that was presented to her by Linley Leonard during her husband Russel Aulston’s military funeral service.
Vietnam veteran Don Swank, who has been with the honor guard since 1985, prepares to begin the flag folding ceremony.
The color guard fires off a 21 gun salute Friday to dedicate the new Veterans sign at the Cortez Cemetary.
Cortez Honor Guard member Chuck Thompson stands at attention following the rifle salute and during the playing of taps.
Chuck Thompson calls his fellow honor guard members to salute at a recent funeral service.
Local Veterans are honored during the new sign ceremony Friday.
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