was a sea of red, white and blue Monday during the town's .
A bright, hot day greeted members of the Bel Air community as they turned out to honor those who died during service in the U.S. Armed Forces.
performed patriotic music throughout the ceremony while Rob Bauerle played taps to bring the event to a somber close.
Andrew Frailer, member of 's Team 7A, read his essay on what Memorial Day means to him, saying the day brings to mind his grandfather who served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.
Richard Gebhard, past post commander of , gave opening remarks and discussed the great bravery and service all veterans and current members of the U.S. Armed Forces provide.
"May God bless them and may God bless you all for being here today," Gebhard said.