Ashland Memorial Day ceremony

Ashland, Ore., — Preston Mitchell is 99 years old and plays in five different bands and orchestras in Ashland.

Today he played at a Memorial Day ceremony at the Mountain View Cemetery in Ashland.

Mitchell is also a World War Two Veteran — he says playing today is an honor.

“It’s a very nice, nice ceremony and it’s good. It’s good that we get together and talk about it.”

Mitchell was in the Air Force for four years.

During his time served, he played in the Air Force band and was sent to Okinawa.

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