Troops keep Memorial Day tradition alive

SALUTING THE FALLEN— Above, Scouts Jonah and Tristan Bergmann-Petersen plant a flag at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in honor of Memorial Day. Courtesy photos

SALUTING THE FALLEN— Above, Scouts Jonah and Tristan Bergmann-Petersen plant a flag at Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Memorial Park in honor of Memorial Day. Courtesy photos

At left, Gerritt Beatty Jr. and Gerritt Beatty III stand in front of the veterans memorial at Pierce Brothers in Westlake Village. The act is a longstanding Boy Scout tradition that local troops went out of their to keep up during the pandemic.

At left, Gerritt Beatty Jr. and Gerritt Beatty III stand in front of the veterans memorial at Pierce Brothers in Westlake Village. The act is a longstanding Boy Scout tradition that local troops went out of their to keep up during the pandemic.