The Harnett County Veterans Council will hold its annual Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 28 at 9 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park at 299 West Cornelius Harnett Blvd., Lillington, beside the Harnett County Courthouse.
The guest speaker at this year’s ceremony will be Col. Robert S. Patton, G3 Operations Officer with the 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command at Fort Bragg.
This year’s ceremony will also include a wreath laying ceremony along with the playing of “Taps” and a reading of the names of the veterans who are included on the County’s veterans memorials. Harnett County Veterans Council President Amy Noel will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the event.
The ceremony will go on rain or shine, and will be moved indoors to the Harnett County Commons Area in the event of inclement weather. Refreshments will be provided in the Commons following the ceremony.
For more information about Harnett County Veterans Services, go to www.harnett.org/veterans/.