Kazue Akashi, left, attaches yellow flowers to a memorial maile lei with her grandchildren Chelsea, 15, Mylia, 13, and Kai Rae Briggs, 8, as Catherine Ignacio attaches a yellow flower with her daughter Ariel, 4, during the Gold Star Mothers & Families Lei of Honor and Remembrance ceremony. Akashi and her family were there to remember her son-in-law, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Raymond Briggs. Ignacio and her children were there to remember her husband, U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jason P. Ignacio.