(Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

(Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Salute for service

Small crowd gathers for annual Veterans Day ceremony at Gardiner Cemetery

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Northwest Executive Officer Capt. Angel Santiago, left, and Commanding Officer Capt. Ben Miller salute the grave of Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Gardiner Cemetery.

The COVID-19 pandemic limited the ceremony to a small group of fewer than 10 people instead of the more than 100 who have attended in previous years.

The gravestone of Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields had flowers and a wreath laid on and next to it during the annual Veterans Day ceremony held at the Gardiner Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Shields, a construction mechanic third class, was killed at Dong Xoai in Vietnam on June 10, 1965. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

The gravestone of Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields had flowers and a wreath laid on and next to it during the annual Veterans Day ceremony held at the Gardiner Cemetery on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. Shields, a construction mechanic third class, was killed at Dong Xoai in Vietnam on June 10, 1965. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Northwest Executive Officer Capt. Angel Santiago, at podium, leads other NAVFAC members in a salute during the playing of Taps in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields during a Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday morning at the Gardiner Cemetery. Also pictured is Shields’s widow, Joan Shields Bennett. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Northwest Executive Officer Capt. Angel Santiago, at podium, leads other NAVFAC members in a salute during the playing of Taps in honor of Medal of Honor recipient Navy Petty Officer Marvin G. Shields during a Veterans Day ceremony Tuesday morning at the Gardiner Cemetery. Also pictured is Shields’s widow, Joan Shields Bennett. (Zach Jablonski/Peninsula Daily News)

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