Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene Will Host Special Memorial Day Ceremonies for Veterans
Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene will host a special ceremony for all veterans Monday, May 26th, Memorial Day beginning at 11:00am. This ceremony will honor all veterans past and present and will feature a special guest speaker. Veterans, their families and friends are all encouraged to attend this special event.
To commemorate the ceremonies, the Abilene Community Band will play, the Dyess Honor Guard will post colors and the Big Country Commemorative Air Force Squadron will do fly-overs at the Veterans Cemetery. Several Big Country heroes that served will be introduced and honored during the ceremony.
Memorial Day Honor Ceremony
Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 7457 West Lake Road Abilene, Texas 79601 (FM 600)
Date and Time
- Monday, May 26, 2014
- 11:00 AM Service begins
- Clint Lynch at (325) 673-4446
- State V.A. office 1-800-252-VETS (1-800-252-8387)
Volunteers are being sought to help put out the flags Sunday evwening at 5:00 PM. Call Clint to volunteer. All heroes, including World War II veterans who served in the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy and the Merchant Marines will be honored. Abilene Mayor Norm Archibald, Taylor County Judge Downing Boles and Jones County Judge Dale Spurgeon will speak.