27 homeless veterans to be laid to rest Saturday - Tucson News Now

27 homeless veterans to be laid to rest Saturday

(Source: Raycom News Network) (Source: Raycom News Network)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Missing In America Project will lay to rest 27 homeless veterans in Marana on Saturday morning.

The ceremony will take place at Arizona Veterans' Memorial Cemetery at 11 a.m.

The MIAP finds, identifies, and lays to rest the unclaimed remains of American veterans. 

Tomorrow the organization will honor 27 veterans and two spouses.

State Coordinator Ed Torres said since they have started five years ago, they have honored more than 175 veterans from all branches of the military.

“We make sure than no one is left behind it is just like being in the battlefield never leave a person behind,” he said.

The ceremony is open to the public and everyone is welcome.

For more information about the Missing In America Project, visit http://tucsonne.ws/2eas84f

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