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Texas Veterans Cemetery Hosts Memorial Day Ceremonies

Memorial Day at Veterans Cemetary
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The Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene will host a Memorial Day ceremony in remembrance of those who gave their all. Alecia Linahan the Cemetery Director says family and volunteers will place flags by all the headstones at 5 PM Sunday, with welcome comments beginning Monday, Memorial day at 10:50 AM

The ceremony features a special guest speaker, Col. Bob Star retired Air Force. Also participating are the Abilene Community Band, the Voices of Dyess, Dyess Honor Guard to present the colors and the Big Country Commemorative Air Force Squadron will do a fly-over at the cemetery.



  • Memorial Day Ceremony


Date and Time

  • Sunday, May 29th at 5 PM flags placed on headstones
  • Monday, May 30th ceremony begins at 10:50 AM

More Info.

  • Volunteers needed for flag placement
  • Contact Alecia Linahan at 325-673-4446
  •  All Veterans and Merchant Marines welcomed

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