Veterans Day Event to be Held at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly
Veterans, their families, friends and the general public are invited to attend a Veterans Day ceremony honoring all who served in armed forces.
The Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holy will host the observance beginning at 11 a.m. on Tuesday. The ceremony will feature patriotic music, presentation of colors, a rifle salute and taps. The Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and POW/MIA will also make a wreath presentation.
The Great Lakes National Cemetery is one of two such National Shrines in Michigan. Opened for burials in 2005, the cemetery's 544 acres will be the final resting place for an estimated 177,000 veterans. Almost 24,000 veterans and their eligible dependents have been interred at the site.
The Great Lakes National Cemetery is located at 4200 Belford Road in Holly. For more information on the ceremony, call (810) 257-3068.