Memorial Day

courtesy Remembering Russell Madden

Army Specialist Russell Madden was killed June 23rd 5 years ago in a rocket grenade attack in Afghanistan. His dad, Bellevue,Kentucky resident Marty Madden says his son,was a father,husband,friend and former high school football player. Marty says Memorial Day is when communities acknowledge fallen soldiers like his son. For Marty and his family everyday is Memorial Day.

Hundreds saluted and waved flags at a Memorial Day event in a Cincinnati suburb Monday.

Claire Hounchell

People of all ages saluted and waved flags during the annual Memorial Day parade in a community near Cincinnati.WNKU's.