Smyrna’s Memorial Day’s Celebration Focusing on World War I

collin-armstrong-195833.jpgFor Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, Smyrna is hosting its annual Memorial Day ceremony. This year the focus is on America’s entry in World War I.

There will be displays of military equipment that will include current and vintage military and security vehicles and weaponry, a US Marine Patrol Boat, H3 Hummer and Rock Wall and other attractions.

The Georgia Army National Guard Band, Campbell High School JROTC, and USAF Honor Guard will all be participating in the ceremony.

This year’s featured speakers will be MG (Select) Jesse Simmons, Jr. and CPT Donna Rowe, Vietnam theater US Army Nurse Corps.

Ceremony sponsors include The City of Smyrna, Smyrna Veterans Committee, Veterans Memorial Association of Smyrna, American Legion Post 160, Northwest Speakers, Smyrna Rotary Club, Jonquil City Kiwanis, Chick-fil-A of South Cobb, and JWC Real Estate.
The event will be at the Smyrna Veterans Memorial at 2800 King Street (between Smyrna City Hall and the Smyrna Library). The event and parking are free. The rain location is the Smyrna Community Center.

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