You don't have to go far today to take part in local Memorial Day observances.
Over at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery Support Committee is sponsoring an observance that begins at 9 a.m. And lasts about an hour. Those wanting to attend this event are encouraged to come early for the best possible parking spots and seating arrangements.
The event is usually well attended and will feature a variety of guest speakers and special performances including one from 59th Army Band. The keynote speaker for this observance is Bradley Phillips, Memorial Service Network 5 Executive Director, United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Sacramento Valley National Honor Guard is scheduled to do a Rifle Salute and Taps and the 60th AMW out of Travis Air Force Base is set to do a KC-10 flyover.
The cemetery is located at 5810 Midway Road. Take a look at the full agenda attached to this story.
Dixon's own American Legion Post 208 will be holding a Memorial Day Service at Silveyville Cemetery, 800 South First St., at 11 a.m. Then at 11:30 a.m., there will be another Memorial Day Service at the KIA Memorial located in at Women’s Improvement Club Park, next to the
After the services people are welcomed to attend a free, light lunch at the Dixon Veterans Hall located at 1305 North First Street starting at noon.
If you know of another Memorial Day Service that we missed, please post it in the comments on this story.