City of San Juan Honors Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 9:04am

Several members of the community gathered to pay their respects to fallen soldiers in San Juan by presenting pictures and memorabilia of those who have lost their lives in combat. Names of active and fallen soldiers from the city were read aloud and taps was played in their honor. San Juan Mayor San Juanita Sanchez said about the ceremony, "We are very proud of those that serve our country, not just from our community, but the entire Rio Grande Valley and this nation. It is our honor to honor them today." This was the first Memorial Day ceremony to take place at the San Juan Memorial Library.

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