President Abraham Lincoln called it “that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion” and Monday morning the area will do just that.
Llano Cemetery will be hosting the Memorial Day Ceremony in honor of Veterans who have served Monday morning. Congressman Ronny Jackson will be speaking at the ceremony. The Avenue of Flags which began in 2014 will be honoring over 190 Veterans. This year it will include the raising of 42 new flags from families who were unable to participate last year and families who have donated over the past year.
Mark N. Blankenship, who was the Executive Director of Llano Cemetery for the past eight years will be honored for beginning the Avenue of Flags
The Memorial Service begins at 10:00 a.m. at Poppy Field north of the Pantheon Mausoleum with the Blue Sky Honor Flight Flyover.
The Texas Panhandle War Memorial will pay homage to the men and women who have preserved our freedoms.