GALLERY: First Memorial Day ceremony held at Houston National Cemetery since 2019

HOUSTON – A Memorial Day ceremony was held at Houston National Cemetery Monday.

The ceremony began at 9 a.m. This was the first public Memorial Day ceremony at the cemetery since 2019.

“In our nation today, we recognize the importance of remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend our nation,” said Audrea Killalea, the President of Houston National Cemetery Council of Greater Houston.

Below are some images from Monday’s ceremony remembering and honoring the sacrifices paid for our freedom.

Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)
Picture from the Memorial Day Ceremony 2022 at Houston National Cemetery (Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.)

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