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MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES TAKE PLACE IN SIOUXLAND

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UPDATED 2:45pm 5/29/17

MANY EVENTS WERE HELD THROUGHOUT THE SIOUXLAND AREA ON MONDAY TO HONOR THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO PAID THE ULTIMATE PRICE IN SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY.

COMMANDER DAVE BINDER OF MORNINGSIDE AMERICAN LEGION POST 697 WELCOMED A CROWD OF AROUND 200 PEOPLE TO A CEREMONY AT MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY:


OC….CONFEDERATE DEAD. ;24

KSCJ’S CHARLIE STONE DELIVERED THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT
THAT EVENT WHICH  INCLUDED A REMEMBRANCE OF AMERICAN PRISONERS OF WAR AND THOSE WHO REMAIN MISSING IN ACTION, ALONG WITH A 21 GUN SALUTE AND THE PLAYING OF TAPS.

MEMBERS OF SIOUX CITY’S JUNIOR R-O-T-C CADETS PROVIDED A COLOR GUARD IN MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONIES AT LOGAN PARK, GRACELAND AND FLOYD CEMETERIES.

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FLAGS WILL BE AT HALF STAFF THROUGH NOON ON MEMORIAL DAY TO HONOR THOSE MILITARY PERSONNEL WHO PAID THE ULTIMATE PRICE IN SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY.

THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL SERVICE HELD AT 10AM AT SIOUX CITY’S MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY TO HONOR THE FALLEN.

KSCJ’S CHARLIE STONE WILL DELIVER THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT THE EVENT.

THEN AT NOON IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY, A GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY WILL BE HELD AT SIOUXLAND FREEDOM PARK.

THAT CEREMONY WILL START CONSTRUCTION OF A 5000 SQUARE FOOT INTERPRETIVE CENTER TO HONOR AMERICAN VETERANS OF ALL MILITARY CONFLICTS.

A GRAND OPENING OF THE INTERPRETIVE CENTER IS SLATED FOR EARLY SUMMER OF 2018.