Fort Lee, surrounding communities honor the fallen during Memorial Day weekend
May 31, 2012
FORT LEE, Va. (May 31) -- Fort Lee military members supported a number of Memorial Day commemoration efforts over the holiday weekend. The events included a Memorial Day Ceremony at the War Memorial in the nearby city of Colonial Heights to helping American Legion members to lay flags on gravesites in adjacent Petersburg. All of the services with a presence here -- the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines -- participated in Memorial Day events. Maj. Gen. James Hodge, Combined Arms Support Command and Fort Lee commanding general, participated as well. He was the guest speaker for a commemoration ceremony in nearby Hopewell.