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PHOTOS: 100 Nights of Remembrance comes to an end at N.H. Veterans Cemetery

  • Jari Villanueva plays the echo taps after the larger group played at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen on Sunday night, Sept. 10, 2017, in honor of the 100 Nights of Remembrance. Villanueva retired from the United States Air Force, where he spent 23 years with The USAF Band in Washington, D.C. While in the Air Force, he was the noncommissioned officer In charge of the USAF Band’€™s State Funeral Plans, especially at the Arlington National Cemetery. GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff

  • The first round of taps is played at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery on Sunday night at the conclusion of the 100 Nights of Remembrance, when taps is played every night at 7 from Memorial Day until Sept. 11. GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff


Monday, September 11, 2017

Sunday was the final night of 100 Nights of Remembrance, when taps is played at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen every night at 7 p.m. from Memorial Day until Sept. 11. Since 2007, members of 100 Nights of Remembrance sound taps at the veterans cemetery and at The Mount Calvary Cemetery in Manchester. After the 100 consecutive nights closing ceremonies, taps is then sounded once a week at 1 p.m. Sundays – rain, shine or even snow – until the opening ceremony each Memorial Day.