Jun 20, 2016 at 06:15 PM

Memorial Day Ceremonies Held in Santa Barbara County Noozhawk, May 30, 2016

By Veterans Foundation

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Brigadier General Frederick Lopez of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (retired) was the emcee for the Santa Barbara Cemetery Memorial Day event.

(Photo by Sam Goldman / Noozhawk )

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The missing man formation is a common aerial salute at memorial events, typically in memory of a fallen pilot.

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Flyovers were part of the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Memorial Day event at the Santa Barbara Cemetery.

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Hundreds gathered for the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Memorial Day event at the Santa Barbara Cemetery.

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Lt. Col. Ryan Novotny is the commander of the 30th Civil Engineer Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base and the keynote speaker at the Santa Barbara Cemetery event.

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The Santa Barbara Choral Society performed several songs, including "America the Beautiful" and renditions of ones honoring each branch of the military.

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Buglers perform at the Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation Memorial Day event at the Santa Barbara Cemetery.

(Photo by Sam Goldman / Noozhawk )

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The posting and retiring of the colors were done by servicemen from Naval Base Ventura County

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