Area woman grateful that cross-country Tribute To Fallen Soldiers motorcycle ride will honor her late son.

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By the time Jeff Brown stepped outside to take part in “Taps Across America,” Sidell Fire and Rescue personnel had joined the ceremony with a rig that included an American flag hanging from its extended ladder.

Sidney’s Jerry Akers and a dozen others spent Wednesday morning at Mt. Hope Cemetery, planting American flags at graves of veterans.

For nearly 20 years, the Danville Rotary Club has turned one of the city’s busiest stretches into an eye-catching tribute to those who served.

On our panel: Sheryl Sandberg, Misty Copeland, Sheila Johnson, Samantha Power and the first women to achieve four-star military rank, serve as president of the National Academy of Sciences, lead NASA's Orion program and head up Northrop Grumman.