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As the Neligh-Oakdale band played one of their patriotic songs, the crowd looked skyward as a KC135 flyover by the National Guard roared overhead.
The planned flyover at Laurel Hill Cemetery occurred near the end of the band's set to cap off their performance. It was followed up by shots ringing out from the firing squad and "Taps" played by trumpeters Austin Rice and Trey Svatos.
Master of Ceremonies Chad Shabram opened the program while Vicar Brett Witmer gave the message and Carolyn Weinman was the vocalist. Boy Scouts Dylan Wright and Cain Mortensen read "In Flanders Field."
The color guard and firing squad services were provided VFW Post 5287 and Neligh Legion Post 172.