This Memorial Day is a little different than years' past. With social distancing and loosening Stay-at-Home orders still in effect, many people gathered
virtually or took to the skies to pay tribute to veterans across the country. Here is how SoCal honored those who have made the ultimate sacrifice on a Memorial Day unlike any other:
A view of the D-Day Doll in Riverside on May 25, 2020. The D-Day Doll is one of the vintage planes flying over the Inland Empire, Orange and Los Angeles counties.
A view of the D-Day Doll in Riverside on May 25, 2020. It is one of the vintage planes will fly over the Inland Empire, Orange and Los Angeles counties.
The inside the World War II-era D-Day Doll, a paratrooper and cargo plane now based in Riverside.
SANTA CLARITA, CALIFORNIA – MAY 25: A family wears protective masks while honouring their loved one at Eternal Valley Memorial Park on Memorial Day during the COVID-19 outbreak on May 25, 2020 in Santa Clarita, California. Many veterans organizations have been forced to cancel their annual Memorial Day ceremonies this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Photo by Robin L Marshall/Getty Images)
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Commemorative Air Force Inland Empire Wing Operations Manager Bill Prosser shows off signatures from veterans stored at the Commemorative Air Force Inland Empire Wing Operations museum in Riverside.
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Heromsa Beach city cautioned residents to social distancing this Memorial Day.
One of the vintage planes will fly over the Inland Empire, Orange and Los Angeles counties.
A view of the Commemorative Air Force Inland Empire Wing Operations museum in Riverside.
Historic artifacts stored at the Commemorative Air Force Inland Empire Wing Operations museum.
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An American Flag at the Wisdom Tree.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – MAY 25: A family watches a historic plane flyover on Memorial Day at the Los Angeles National Cemetery on May 25, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. In an effort to promote social distancing due to concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19), the National Cemetery Administration (NCA) decided not to host public events for Memorial Day, including any groups placing gravesite flags. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
WESTWOOD, CALIFORNIA – MAY 25: Historic planes fly over UCLA Medical Center in honor of Memorial Day on May 25, 2020 in Westwood, California. Government guidelines encourage wearing a mask in public with strong social distancing in effect as all 50 states in the USA have begun a gradual process to slowly reopen after weeks of stay-at-home measures to slow the spread of COVID-19. (Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images)