FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz., - Fort Huachuca honors America's Veterans and salutes fallen service members during its annual Memorial Day ceremony 11 a.m., May 31 at the Post Cemetery.
The event is free and open to members of the public who have access to Fort Huachuca. Due to limited parking at the cemetery, shuttle service will be provided from the parking lots at Christy and Shipp Avenues and Hines and Andrews Roads.
Maj. Gen. Anthony Hale, U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence and Fort Huachuca commander, is the speaker for the event. Senator Mark Kelly and Fort Huachuca Garrison Commander Col. Jarrod Moreland will also speak at the event.
The Widowed Support Center, Gold Star Wives and the Society of Military Widows will dedicate wreaths to fallen service members. A member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will read VFW General Order #11. A rifle squad comprised of Soldiers from the 111th MI Brigade will render the 21-gun salute. At noon, a firing battery from the Fort Huachuca Select Honor Guard will render the National Salute with five canons located on Reservoir Hill.
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Fort Huachuca is home to the U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, the U.S. Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM)/9th Army Signal Command and more than 48 supported tenants representing a diverse, multiservice population. Our unique environment encompasses 964 square miles of restricted airspace and 2,500 square miles of protected electronic ranges, key components to the national defense mission.
Located in Cochise County, in southeast Arizona, about 15 miles north of the border with Mexico, Fort Huachuca is an Army installation with a rich frontier history. Established in 1877, the Fort was declared a national landmark in 1976.
We are the Army’s Home. Learn more at https://home.army.mil/huachuca/