Participants fill a float in Myrtle Beach’s 2016 Memorial Day weekend parade. The parade this year is at 10:30 a.m. May 27 on Farrow Parkway, at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach, with Army National Guard Spc. Alek Skarlatos of Oregon – recipient of United States Army Soldier’s Medal and France’s Legion of Honour for his role in helping disarm a gunman on a Paris-bound train, and third-place finisher with Lindsay Arnold on 21st season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” – as grand marshal. More details at 843-918-1014 or www.militaryappreciationdays.com. JASON LEE The Sun News file photo