Earlier today I was honored to be in attendance as our UH-1C Huey Helicopter conducted a flyover for the audience at the 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemoration at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery.
The Support Committee at Cape Canaveral National Cemeteryand Cape Canaveral National Cemetery (CCNC) co-host the Vietnam War 50th Anniversary Commemoration to thank and honor veterans of the Vietnam War, including those held prisoners of war, or listed as missing in action, for their service and sacrifice on behalf of the United States and to thank and honor the families of these veterans.
In an unmarked grave 20 miles north of Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, lay the remains of a Tuskegee Airman. Despite his legacy, he was buried in 2009 without proper military honors.
The Cape Canaveral National Cemetery held a burial Saturday, Feb. 2 for veterans who went unclaimed in a “You are Not Forgotten” ceremony that drew hundreds of servicemen and women who wanted to pay tribute.
On October 31, 2018, President Donald Trump declared November 2018 the second annual National Veterans and Military Families Month to “salute the brave and dedicated patriots who have worn the uniform of the United States, and…celebrate the extraordinary military families whose selfless service and sacrifice make our military the finest in the world.”
The Support Committee at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery and the Cape Canaveral National Cemetery are co-hosting the Memorial Day Observance to recognize and commemorate the sacrifices of the fallen men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces.