Memorial Day at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Spanish Fort
The Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Spanish Fort will honor our Nation’s veterans by hosting a Memorial Day program on May 31.
The event will begin at 11 a.m. Maj. Cathleen E. De La Graza, (Retired) U.S. Air Force, will deliver the keynote address.
The Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Spanish Fort will honor our Nation’s veterans by hosting a virtual Memorial Day program on May 25. In the best interest of public health and safety, and in compliance with guidelines by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration (NCA), the cemetery will not hold a public ceremony as a precautionary measure to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Alabama Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) will honor those who have sacrificed for their country with the highest degree of dignity and respect. The state veterans cemetery will conduct a wreath-laying ceremony, folding of an American Flag, a moment of silence followed by a rifle volley and the playing of Taps.