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Images: National motorcycle ride honors fallen Capital Region soldier Sgt. David Fisher Sunday (29 photos)

Vickie DeAugustine hugs her son Danny Fisher and the 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride Sunday
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Vickie DeAugustine hugs her son Danny Fisher and the 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride Sunday

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Photos from the 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride: A Run to Arlington Cemetery Sunday.

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Sunday’s stop honored the late Sgt. David Fisher, a Watervliet High School graduate who was killed while serving with the Army National Guard in Iraq in 2004.

The ride began July 8 in Oregon and is to continue until it reaches Arlington Aug. 8. The ride makes at least three fallen soldier home visits each day.

Story: Cross-country motorcyclists honor mother of fallen Army sergeant in Saratoga Springs

Photos by our Erica Miller

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Motorcade from 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride: A Run to Arlington National Cemetery, arrive at the home of Vickie DeAugustine, mother of honored fallen soldier Sgt. David Fisher. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Motorcade from 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride: A Run to Arlington National Cemetery. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Motorcade, led by Saratoga County Sheriff’s, from 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride: A Run to Arlington National Cemetery. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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RV with names of all solider stops from 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride: A Run to Arlington National Cemetery. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Vickie DeAugustine hugs her son Danny Fisher, of Watervliet, after his speech of his late brother Sgt. David Fisher. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Danny Fisher, of Watervliet, gives his speech of his late brother Sgt. David Fisher ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Vickie DeAugustine (center), mother of late Sgt. David Fisher, embraced by her husband John DeAugustine, daughter Andrea Fisher, her father John Fisher (left), beside her mother Faith Dimura and sister Suzanne MacDaniel, as they honor him during 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride: A Run to Arlington National Cemetery

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Vickie DeAugustine (center), mother of late Sgt. David Fisher, embraced by her husband John DeAugustine, daughter Andrea Fisher, her father John Fisher (left), and daughter Gabriella Fisher, beside her mother Faith Dimura and sister Suzanne MacDaniel ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Gold Star Mother Vickie DeAugustine, of late son Sgt. David Fisher, holds her hand over her heart ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Story: Cross-country motorcyclists honor mother of fallen Army sergeant in Saratoga Springs

Gold Star Mother Vickie DeAugustine, of late son Sgt. David Fisher, leans her head on her husband John DeAugustine as they honor him

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Gold Star Mother Vickie DeAugustine, of late son Sgt. David Fisher, leans her head on her husband John DeAugustine as they honor him

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Vickie DeAugustine (center), mother of late Sgt. David Fisher, embraced by her husband John DeAugustine, daughter Andrea Fisher, her father John Fisher (left), beside her mother Faith Dimura and sister Suzanne MacDaniel. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Executive Director Warren Williamson speaks as they honor Sgt. David Fisher ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Executive Director Warren Williamson hands a painting of a family photograph as they honor Sgt. David Fisher, to mother Vickie DeAugustine, daughter Andrea Fisher, his father John Fisher, and daughter Gabriella Fisher. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Executive Director Warren Williamson holds a patch made to honor Sgt. David Fisher ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Vickie DeAugustine, mother to late Sgt. David Fisher, speaks as they honor him during 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride: A Run to Arlington National Cemetery. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Vickie DeAugustine, mother to late Sgt. David Fisher, signs a flag that will be brought to Arlington Cemetery ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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John Fisher, father to late Sgt. David Fisher, signs a flag that will be brought to Arlington Cemetery ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Andrea Fisher, sister to late Sgt. David Fisher, signs a flag that will be brought to Arlington Cemetery. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Story: Cross-country motorcyclists honor mother of fallen Army sergeant in Saratoga Springs

Gabriella Fisher, sister to late Sgt. David Fisher, signs a flag that will be brought to Arlington Cemetery. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Faith Dimura, grandmother to late Sgt. David Fisher, signs a flag that will be brought to Arlington Cemetery. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Family members late Sgt. David Fisher (and other fallen soldier on route) sign a flag that will be brought to Arlington Cemetery ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Vickie DeAugustine, mother to late Sgt. David Fisher, “Yellow-Ribbon Lady” Carol Hotaling and Executive Director Warren Williamson, pose for a photo as they honor him during 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Patriot guard salutes as they honor late Sgt. David Fisher. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Vickie DeAugustine, mother to late Sgt. David Fisher, rings the fallen soldier memorial bell as they honor her son. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Story: Cross-country motorcyclists honor mother of fallen Army sergeant in Saratoga Springs

Andrea Fisher, sister to late Sgt. David Fisher, rings the fallen soldier memorial bell. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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John Fisher, Father to late Sgt. David Fisher, rings the fallen soldier memorial bell. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Family members are embraced by patriot guard members as a song is played as they honor Sgt. David Fisher during 12th annual Tribute to Fallen Soldiers Memorial Torch Motorcycle Ride: A Run to Arlington National Cemetery. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Photographs on display as they honor Sgt. David Fisher. ERICA MILLER/THE DAILY GAZETTE

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Story: Cross-country motorcyclists honor mother of fallen Army sergeant in Saratoga Springs

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