Historic Gulf Cemetery to host special Memorial Day ceremony

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. (WJHG) - Memorial Day will be filled with many national and local ceremonies. Guests with the Historic Gulf Cemetery joined us in the studio to tell us more about their special ceremony.

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It will be on Monday, May 27th at 10 a.m. The 105-year-old cemetery is located at 1466 S County Highway 393.

The 135 veterans interred in the cemetery will be honored in a service that will include a keynote speech by F-15 Pilot Lieutenant Colonel Scott Warner, U.S. Air Force (Ret.). Cloud 9 Orchestra will play patriotic music during the ceremony. There will be a military jet flyover during the national anthem and the Walton County Sheriff's Honor Guard will provide a ceremonial volley salute to the fallen. The ceremony will conclude with a "missing man" flyover formation performed with WWII aircraft by the Destin Warbirds.

For more information, click on the link attached to this article or watch Paris' interview.

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