McAllen’s Veterans War Memorial Committee Memorial Day Ceremony, May 27th


“On Memorial Day, we remember those brave heroes who died in service to our great nation,” said Mayor Villalobos. Image for illustration purposes
“On Memorial Day, we remember those brave heroes who died in service to our great nation,” said Mayor Villalobos. Image for illustration purposes
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McAllen Mayor
Javier Villalobos

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for mourning the U.S. military personnel who have died while serving in the United States armed forces.   

“On Memorial Day, we remember those brave heroes who died in service to our great nation,” said Mayor Villalobos.  “We are proud that our Texas Veterans War Memorial has their names of those soldiers from McAllen, the Rio Grande Valley and throughout South Texas  inscribed here forever, for us to honor and thank them.”

WHO: McAllen Mayor Javier Villalobos & City Commission 
McAllen Fire Honor Guard
McAllen Police Honor Guard
McAllen Police Guard Bugler-Officer Daniel Garcia
McAllen Wind Ensemble 
Keynote speaker: Jesse Rodriguez, Veterans War Memorial Committee Member
Jan Hartzog ,Author, Veterans War Memorial Committee Member 
Marcy Carter-Lovick, State Regent for the Texas Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), 2021-2024 
Cheyanne Zink, Past Regent of the RGV Chapter of DAR 
City of McAllen Veterans War Memorial Committee 
 
WHAT:              Memorial Day Ceremony
WHEN &:         Monday, May 27, 2024                            10:00 a.m.
WHERE:           Texas Veterans War Memorial, 3129 Galveston Ave.
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