Honoring the fallen

Above, Korean War Marine Corps veteran Jim Gibney, right, and U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Thomas E. Crabbs, Pacific Area chief of operations, salute during the 93rd Annual Memorial Day Commemoration at Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland. Above left, a dove is released as Piedmont Boy Scouts from Troop 6 watch. Right, Justin DeFreitas, right, and his son, Beckett, 2, of Oakland, attend the services.


Doves are slowly released as the Piedmont Boy Scouts from Troop 6 and others watch during the 93rd Annual Memorial Day Commemoration at Mountain View
Doves are slowly released as the Piedmont Boy Scouts from Troop 6 and others watch during the 93rd Annual Memorial Day Commemoration at Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, May 26, 2014. Chief of Operations Coast Guard Pacific Area Capt. Thomas E. Crabbs was the keynote speaker, and the Piedmont Highlanders Drum & Pipe Trio, the David Hardiman Trio and Lauren Eigenbrode performed during the event. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)


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Justin DeFreitas, and his son Beckett, 2, of Oakland, watch during the 93rd Annual Memorial Day Commemoration at Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, Calif.,
Justin DeFreitas, and his son Beckett, 2, of Oakland, watch during the 93rd Annual Memorial Day Commemoration at Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, May 26, 2014. Chief of Operations Coast Guard Pacific Area Capt. Thomas E. Crabbs was the keynote speaker, and the Piedmont Highlanders Drum & Pipe Trio, the David Hardiman Trio and Lauren Eigenbrode performed during the event. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group)