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FORT RILEY – A Memorial Day ceremony honored fallen soldiers Monday at the Fort Riley post cemetery.

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The event was standing room only while Senator Pat Roberts addressed the crowd, sharing a family story of his father who served in the Marines.

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Roberts took time to address the sacrifices made by service men and women.

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Chaplain Colonel Shmuel Felzenberg prayed to close the ceremony.

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The ceremony included a wreath laying, 21 gun salute and the Taps band who played “God Bless America.”

Photo by Hailey McClellan/KMAN

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