Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West Packed For Memorial Day Service

Before lighting the grills, more than 100 people gathered to honor the service and sacrifice of men and women who served in the Armed Forces. 101st Sustainment Brigade Commander, Colonel Peter Gilbert says Memorial Day was first celebrated May 30, 1868 at Arlington National Cemetery.

click to download audioEveryone who signs up to serve in the Armed Services knows there will be sacrifice.

click to download audioGilbert says it is important to remember and stand with Gold Star families.

click to download audioMore than one million service members have given their lives to support the freedom of our nation.

click to download audioThe service at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West featured a flyover from AirEvac and a changing of the American flag at the gate.