Thursday, Georgia's fallen soldiers from years past and of recent memory were honored inside the State Capitol for the Memorial Day weekend.
Chaplain Blair Davis read names of service members killed last year in combat.
DAVIS: "Corporal Johnathan Ayers. Snellville, Georgia.
Last July, Corporal Ayers, a machine gun expert, manned an outpost in Afghanistan when he was killed by insurgents. It still pains Johnathan's father, Bill Ayers.