Memorial Day Ceremony Scheduled

Moore County Veterans Memorial off U.S. 15-501 in Carthage. Photo by Glenn M. Sides


The Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 966, Moore County will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 27  at 11 a.m. at the Moore County Veterans Memorial in Carthage. All are invited to attend. 

The ceremony usually lasts about an hour and has been attended by local veterans organizations, dignitaries and citizens.

There will be military music and presentation of colors by the Union Pines High School Navy Junior ROTC color guard. The program will include patriotic readings, presentation of wreaths and the playing of Taps.

If your organization would like to participate by presenting a live floral wreath, you are welcome to do so.