Human Flower Project
Monday, May 26, 2008
Memorial Day in the U.S., 2008
Frank and Patti Grass mourned their son Cpl. Zachary
A. Grass June 25, 2007. Cpl. Grass was killed in Iraq
June 16 of last year by a roadside bomb. He was buried
at the Welty Cemetery near Beach City, Ohio.
Photo: AP/The Repository, Scott Heckel
The family of Sgt. Robert Surber gathered at his funeral June 11, 2007, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Inverness, Florida. The 24-year-old solder died in Iraq after an explosion.
Photo: AP Photo/Citrus County Chronicle, Matthew Beck
Elaine Atkins comforted her grandson Trevor Oliver during the funeral for his father June 12, 2007, in Bozeman, Montana. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Atkins died June 1, 2007, killed by a suicide bomber in Iraq.
Photo: AP Photo/The Bozeman Chronicle, Erik Petersen
Fred and Judy Moretti were escorted toward their daughter’s casket
July 3, 2007, in Linden, N.J. Army Sgt. Trista Moretti was killed in
an insurgent mortar attack on June 25, 2007, in Nasir Lafitah, Iraq.
Photo: George Oliver for AP
U.S. soldiers held a Memorial Day Ceremony at the U.S. Camp Eggers
base in Kabul, Afghanistan today, May 26, 2008.
Photo: Rahmat Gul, for Reuters
A peace symbol framed the California state capitol during
a March 2008 demonstration against the Iraq War.
Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, for AP