Sunset Memorial Park Hosts Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

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DOTHAN, AL -- Sunset Memorial Park in Dothan hosted the 8th annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday morning.

Lieutenant Colonel Marcus A. Gengler from Fort Rucker was the guest speaker. Dothan Mayor Mike Schmitz served as the emcee for this year's event.

The annual ceremony is designed to honor military heroes and the sacrifices they have made for freedom in America. The event featured a flower laying ceremony, a 21-gun salute and appearances by the Fort Rucker honor guard and the Patriot Guard Riders.

The field of remembrance also featured crosses representing the military lives lost, with a special focus on the Korean War and it's 60th anniversary.

WTVY's Jessica Leicht attended the ceremony, and she'll have more tonight on News 4.

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