Veterans, non-veterans alike remember Memorial Day

Veterans, non-veterans alike remember Memorial Day

If you would like to visit the cemetery, it is located at 14 Veterans Way. People don't think as Memorial Day for what it is.

Gov. Brian Sandoval, left, and Brig.

"THANK you veterans and our fallen heroes for your sacrifices". Speaker Scott told a story about a veteran by the name of Powell who was buried in the cemetery. The Iron Flag Company is an American business owned by a US Veteran and all the employees working in the company are also US Veterans and patriotic Americans.

Buncombe County - The Asheville-Buncombe Memorial Day Concert and Ceremony will be held in Pack Square Park starting at 2:30 p.m.

Simpsonville - The 2017 Simpsonville Memorial Day Ceremony will feature a special presentation from Quilts of Valor to seven members of the Simpsonville Police Department. Not getting to say, "I love you" just one more time. On Monday, he sat on a bench in a tree's shade and remembered them.

Gen. Kelly's son Robert Kelly, a United States Marine like his father, was killed by an IED blast in 2010 while on patrol in Afghanistan's Helmand Province.

For veterans like Roy Rich, now 100 years old, the meaning of Memorial Day hits close to home for his family.

Events at Fort Sill Memorial Cemetery in Elgin and Sunset Memorial Gardens in Lawton honored all the soldiers who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom. There's a reason why it means so much to them, it's a symbol of unity and honor.

The president hailed Bob Dole, the former senator who suffered lifelong injuries in World War II and attended Monday's ceremony.

"A lot of people probably didn't even know this cemetery was here, and this was the first opportunity for them to see it when they saw we were having a Memorial Day celebration", said Foster. "The Nevada family never, never, ever forgets". It was a somber event as flowers were placed on a wreath for those who have fought and died for our country. "This victory, as all the others that have preceded it, comes with a cost as we remember the sacrifices that Americans have made, worldwide, in answering the call of freedom".



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