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Honoring All Veterans

May 31, 2021
(Monday)

West Tennessee

Veterans Cemetery

4000 Forest Hill Irene Rd, Memphis, TN 38125

Office hours – M-F  8:00am- 4:30pm

Our gates are open 24/7

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:  Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.  At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them.  -Laurance Binyon, Poems for the Fallen

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Flag Placement Day
  • Saturday, May 27th
  • Scout Program - 9:00 am
  • Flag Placement - 9:20 am

Master of Ceremonies

  • Joseph D Kyles, Retired Shelby County Coordinator for Veterans Services

 

11:00 AM

National Anthem

  • Lonnie Coleman

Flyover

Birddogs and Stearman

Posting of Colors

164th AW Memphis Belle Honor Guard

Fayette-Ware Honor Guard

Navy JROTC

  • Daylon Harris

  • Kamarion Bond

  • Sean Frost

Pledge of Allegiance

  • All

Invocation

  • Reverend Robert Clark, Jr., Piperton United Methodist Church

Welcome/Remarks

  • Rodney Shaw, Director West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

Guest Speaker  

  • Ken Wells

    • Former Captain USAF

    • F-4 Phantom Pilot

    • POW, Vietnam

    • Gold Star Family member

Memorial Day Music

  • Bartlett Community Band under the direction of Dr. Rhendle Millen

  • Bagpipes, Dr. Ben Kemker

 

God Bless America

  • All

21 Gun Salute

  • Germantown Police Honor Guard

Taps

  • Sgt. Charly L Wells, Sr., USMC Bugler

Retiring the Colors

  • 164th AW Memphis Belle Honor Guard

  • Fayette-Ware Honor Guard

       Navy JROTC

GOLF CART TRANSPORTATION

PROVIDED AS NEEDED

Flag Retrieval Day

  • Saturday, June 3rd

  • Begins at 9 a.m.

  • Weather Permitting

      (Flags must be dry for storage)

 

Flag Placement Day
  • Saturday, November 11th
  • Begins at 9 a.m.

Nov. 11, 2023

(Saturday)

Begins at 2:00 PM

Memorial Day
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Veterans Day

May 29, 2023

(Monday)

Begins at 11:00 AM

West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery will be the only cemetery with flags displayed on every grave

Master of Ceremonies

  • Joseph D Kyles, Retired Shelby County Coordinator for Veterans Services

 

2:00 PM

National Anthem

  • Lonnie Coleman

Flyover

  • Birddogs and Stearman

Posting of Colors

  • Fayette-Ware Honor Guard

        Navy JROTC

Pledge of Allegiance

  • All

Invocation

  • Reverend Robert Clark, Jr., Pastor    Piperton United Methodist Church

Welcome/Remarks

  • Rodney Shaw, Director West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery

Guest Speaker  

  • Colonel Elmer Follis

  • US Air Force (Ret.)                       

Veterans Day Music

  • Bartlett Community Band under the direction of Dr. Rhendle Millen       

  • Bagpipes: Dr. Ben Kemker

Armed Forces Medley

God Bless America

  • All

 

21 Gun Salute

  • Germantown Police Honor Guard

Taps

  • Sgt. Charly L Wells, Sr., USMC Bugle

Retiring the Colors

  • Fayette-Ware Honor Guard

       Navy JROTC

GOLF CART TRANSPORTATION

PROVIDED AS NEEDED

Flag Retrieval Day

  • Saturday, November 18th

  • Begins at 9 a.m.

  • Weather Permitting

      (Flags must be dry for storage)

Dec. 16, 2023
(Saturday)
Begins at 11:00 a.m.
Opening Ceremony
Placement of Wreaths

Veterans

Grave Locator

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