8th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Fallen HeroesMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: May 26 2014 12:42 PM
DOTHAN, AL: The Wiregrass Area's 8th Annual Memorial Day Ceremony was held at Sunset Memorial Park today. The ceremony begans at 10 a.m. and featured several guest speakers. Lieutenant Colonel Marcus A. Gengler. Mayor Mike Schmitz will serve as the Memorial Day Ceremony emcee and lead the ceremony.
This annual ceremony honors our military heroes and the sacrifices they have made for our freedom.
The event featured a flower laying ceremony, 21-gun salute, live music by RTFO, refreshments and appearances by the Fort Rucker Honor Guard and the Patriot Guard Riders. This year, the Field of Remembrance featured crosses representing military lives lost with a special focus on Korean War veterans.
Robert and Toni Byrd wanted to join the community and pay respect to those who have sacrificed so much.
Memorial Day is a very special day for us to honor our fallen military heroes in the highest regard. Below is a slidshow of the event.