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Remains of 27 veterans to be laid to rest at Veterans Memorial cemetery in Marana

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The public is invited to attend a service to help lay to rest the unclaimed remains of 27 veterans on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. at the Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery in Marana (15950 N. Luckett Road). The veterans to be honored and interred served in all branches - the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps.

The Missing in America Project and various veteran organizations from across southern Arizona will render full honors at Saturday's event. This is not the first time MIAP has laid to rest veterans' remains. 200 people attended a similar service in April 2015 for 11 veterans interred by MIAP. 

For more on the Arizona Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at Marana: https://dvs.az.gov/arizona-veterans-memorial-cemetery-marana

For more on the Missing in America Project: http://www.miap.us/

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