Memorial Day Service at Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley
The public is invited to attend the Memorial Service at the Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley on Memorial Day.
The event will begin at 11:00 a.m., and it's expected to last an hour. Based on previous years, more than 3,000 people are expected to attend the event so you may want to arrive early due to parking and to obtain the best viewing spot.
The keynote speakers will include Brigadier General William R. Burks, Adjutant General with the Nevada National Guard and Rear Admiral Nathan Moore, with the United States Coast Guard.
The Master of Ceremonies will be the Nevada Department of Veterans Services Deputy Director, Fred Wagar. The ceremony will also include performances by the Maytan Band, conducted by CW4 Alan Pefley, U.S. Army.
The event is sponsored by the Nevada Veterans' Coalition and hosted by the Nevada Department of Veterans Services. The Coalition is a group of veterans as well as non-veterans whose main focus is to support the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Fernley, Nevada. The cemetery serves veterans and their families from Northern Nevada and Eastern parts of California.