Matthew Lorber of Nanuet, a veteran of the war in Iraq, pauses before the annual Watchfire on the banks of the Hudson River at the VA Hospital in Montrose this evening. The Vietnam Veterans of America lights Watchfires in several locations in Rockland County as well as the one in Montrose every Memorial Day weekend. The Watchfire is symbolically set to guide prisoners of war and those missing in action home. Photo by Seth Harrison
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