Coast Guard veteran Stephen Paquette, left, looks at some of the memorial stones in Veterans Memorial Park on Main Street in Lewiston on Wednesday morning as a crew from Collette Monuments installs the 32nd memorial stone, which has Paquette’s name on it. Because of the coronavirus, an official dedication ceremony planned for Memorial Day has been postponed to Veterans Day. There will be no parade or ceremony at the park but Jerry Dewitt plans to play taps Monday morning at the park. Auburn is working on plans for a virtual celebration online Monday morning. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Coast Guard veteran Stephen Paquette, plaid shirt in the middle of the photo, looks at a Vietnam War-era A-7 Corsair fighter jet in Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston on Wednesday morning as fellow veteran, Jerry Dewitt, next to him, talks about the aircraft. Paquette was at the park for a brief and unofficial dedication of the 32nd memorial stone, which has Paquette’s name on it. A crew from Collette Monuments, left, finishes the installation. Paul St.Clair works on the wings of the jet, reattaching the flaps that were removed when the aircraft was transported from Montana last July. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Coast Guard veteran Stephen Paquette, right, looks at some of the memorial stones in Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston on Wednesday morning as a crew from Collette Monuments installs the 32nd memorial stone, which has Paquette’s name on it. Because of the coronavirus, an official dedication ceremony planned for Memorial Day has been postponed to Veterans Day. There will be no parade or ceremony at the park but Jerry Dewitt plans to play taps Monday morning at the park. Auburn is working on plans for a virtual celebration online Monday morning. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Coast Guard veteran Stephen Paquette, left, looks at a Vietnam War-era A-7 Corsair fighter jet in Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston on Wednesday morning as fellow veteran Jerry Dewitt, next to him, explains something about the aircraft. Paquette was at the park for a brief and unofficial dedication of the 32nd memorial stone, which has Paquette’s name on it. Because of the coronavirus, an official dedication ceremony planned for Memorial Day has been postponed to Veterans Day. There will be no parade or ceremony at the park but Jerry Dewitt plans to play taps Monday morning at the park. Auburn is working on plans for a virtual celebration online Monday morning. Paul St.Clair works on the wings of the jet reattaching the flaps that were removed when the aircraft was transported from Montana last July. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo

Paul St.Clair works on the wings of a Vietnam-era A-7 Corsair fighter jet in Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston on Wednesday morning. He was reattaching the flaps that were removed when the aircraft was transported from Montana last July. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal Buy this Photo


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