Memorial Day services draws 50 to San Antonio

merican Legion Post 10 photo Service was conducted adjacent to tombs

About 50 former members of the U.S. military, relatives and friends showed up for Memorial Day services at Cementerio Campo de Esperanza, San Antonio de Escazú.

They included members of American Legion Post 10, the Marine Corps League and members of the VFW Post 11207. Also there were representatives of the U.S. Embassy.

The 11 a.m. service is an annual affair. The Legion owns plots in the cemetery for its members. The purpose of the service was to honor all veterans who lived in Costa Rica and members of Costa Rica American Legion posts who passed away since Memorial Day 2011, the Legion said.

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