South Lawn Memorial Day ceremony to honor local heroes - Tucson News Now

South Lawn Memorial Day ceremony to honor local heroes

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Memorial Day ceremonies are happening all across Southern Arizona to honor and remember military men and women who died serving their country. 

One of several ceremonies taking place in Tucson is being held at South Lawn Cemetery on the south side, near Park Ave. and Drexel at 9 a.m.

The service will include a ceremony by the VFW Post #549, the guest speaker will be Lt. Colonel Richard Montgomery.  Taps will be played by the Tucson Concert Band, there will also be a rifle salute and dove release. 

Also on hand at the ceremony will be veterans' resources and the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 106 will also have a memorial museum on display that will feature all local fallen heroes, both past and present. 

The service begins today at 9 a.m.

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