LATHAM N.Y. -- New York Army National Guard Soldier Sgt. Charles Holmes (right) plays Taps while a firing detail presents arms (left ) during a Memorial Day Ceremony held at the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs here May 20 2014. More than 200 personnel attended the event which included speeches and the detail of Soldiers who fired volleys to salute service members who sacrificed their lives for America. Holmes is from Cobleskill N.Y.