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On the last Monday of May, people across the United States honor women and men who died while working in the military. This national holiday was originally known as Decoration Day and was first observed in 1868 to honor soldiers killed during the civil war. By 1971, the day had become a national holiday and changed over the years to include those killed while serving in the US military. In 2022, the holiday will be Monday, May 30th, and several groups from Coastal Bend will hold a ceremony to commemorate the day.
Anniversary ceremony at Memory Garden
Memory Gardens Funeral and Cemetery will hold an anniversary ceremony at Old Brownsville Road 8200 on Saturday, May 28th at 10am. Join the commemorative service of the fallen hero in the Veterans section of the graveyard.Info: 361-265-9221 or https://www.facebook.com/MemoryGardensFuneral..
Anniversary memorial service
The City of Portland will hold a commemorative ceremony on Sunday, May 29, at 5:30 pm at the Portland Veterans Memorial Hall (behind the City Hall) by Dr. Billy G. Webb of Portland. Performed by Corpus Christi’s Veterans Band, it includes guest speakers and remarks from city officials followed by light meals from the Portland Rotary Club.Info: 361-777-4500 or https://www.portlandtx.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=13..
Anniversary ceremony at Cheryl Park
Corpus Christi’s Veterans Band will perform at the Anniversary Ceremony at Sherrill Park on 222 S. Shoreline Boulevard on Monday, May 30th at 10am.Info: 361-728-7052 or https://www.facebook.com/4bn12inf/..
Anniversary compliance at Rockport
The anniversary event will take place on Monday, May 30th at 10am at the Veterans Memorial Park on Austin Street in Rockport. In addition to the music tribute, the ceremony includes the American GI Forum Post & Unit # 324F, Carl Morrison American Legion Post & Unit # 363 & Sons of the Legion, and the “Report of Units” from Stewart-Wendell Veterans of Foreign. Wars Post # 3904. The guest speaker is Dr. Joshua Garcia, director of Aransas County ISD and a veteran of the US Navy. Light meals will be served following the ceremony at the American Legion at 1701 S. Church St. in Rockport. Info: 361-727-2158.
Anniversary Cemetery at Coastal Bend Veterans’ Cemetery
The Coastal Bend Veterans’ Cemetery will host an anniversary ceremony on the 9974 Interstate Highway at noon on Monday, May 30th. 37 access road. Featuring a performance by Corpus Christi’s Veterans Band and keynote speaker Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales. Info: 361-248-4830.
Honor our army at Seaside Memorial Park
Seaside Memorial Park and Funeral Home will host its annual military memorial service on Monday, May 30th at 1:00 pm at 4357 Ocean Drive (entry through the Airline Drive Gate). Speakers include Emeritus Bishop Edmund Carmody, Sheriff JC Hooper of Nuesses County, Judge Barbara Canales of Nuesses County, Todd Hunter State Assembly member, and US Marine Corps veteran Joe Ialen. After the ceremony, we will prepare a light meal.Info: 361-992-9411 or https://www.facebook.com/SeasideFuneral..
Anniversary Ceremony on USS Lexington
The USS Lexington Bay Museum will host its annual Memorial Day anniversary on Monday, May 30th, at 2:00 pm at 2914 N. Shoreline Boulevard. It was presented in honor of those who served our country and made the ultimate sacrifice, followed by the laying of garlands and the retirement of the flag.Info: 361-888-4873 or https://www.facebook.com/USSLexingtonMuseum..
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