0 Comments for this article

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — It is the true meaning of Memorial Day. Thursday afternoon, airmen paid tribute those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

The somber ceremony at the Columbus Air Force Base included the lowering of the flag. Taps were played and a 21 gun salute was included.

The event was part of their Memorial Day Retreat.

Local veterans also paused to remember their time in the service. Veterans and supporters stopped by the Columbus Municipal Complex for the quarterly Veteran’s Ceremony.

Thursday afternoon’s keynote speaker was Randy Jones.Jones, a Vietnam Veteran, is currently the Chief Administrative Officer for the City of West Point.

They also recognized 94-year old Jessie Cobb. Cobb served in World War II

Comment on this Story

Related News

10205176 - world news concept. abstract world map made from world news words. vector.
38 mins ago
0 Comments for this article
What can be done to stop wave of violence?
Read More»
10205176 - world news concept. abstract world map made from world news words. vector.
56 mins ago
0 Comments for this article
High temperatures scorch nearly every state
Read More»
10205176 - world news concept. abstract world map made from world news words. vector.
59 mins ago
0 Comments for this article
TSA seizes record number of firearms in carry-ons
Read More»