The last Monday in May is set aside by our nation to honor veterans who gave their all while defending the country.
Several commemorations are set in our area.
The community will gather with veterans and their families at the American Legion Post in Hinesville at 10:30 a.m. Monday. Maj. Gen. Robert “Abe” Abrams, commander of the 3rd Infantry Division and Fort Stewart, will speak. The 3rd ID Band will perform and there will be a color guard provided by the division.
Col. Douglas C. Cardinale, commander of the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd ID, will speak at Richmond Hill’s annual ceremony in J.F. Gregory Park in Richmond Hill, at 11 a.m.
Also at 11 a.m., Glennville will have its ceremony at the Georgia Veterans Cemetery. Col. Kimo C. Gallahue, commander of the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd ID, will speak.