DeSOTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Donning masks and practicing social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic, folks in DeSoto came together at the city’s Military Memorial for a Remembrance Ceremony on Memorial Day.
The event honored the brave members of the U.S. Armed Forces who gave their lives to protect the country and maintain its freedoms.READ MORE: Garland ISD Offers Mexican American, African American Studies Courses
The ceremony was conducted by the Chair of DeSoto’s Veterans Affairs Committee, Lt. Col. U.S. Army Retired Russell Hooper and DeSoto Mayor Curtistene McCowan.READ MORE: 2 Men Arrested In Wylie On Human Trafficking Charges
State Senator Royce West, DeSoto Mayor Pro Tem Kenzie Moore, and Former DeSoto Mayor and retired US Air Force Colonel Bobby Waddle each made remarks at the event.
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