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Event Details

  • 05/25/2014

    Location: Chalmette National Cemetery, Chalmette | Map Time: 12:30 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Chalmette Battlefield and National Cemetery, Chalmette Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 504-281-0510

Honor America's fallen troops as the Vietnam Veterans of VFW Post 3798 present a Memorial Day tribute with color guard, bagpiper, and remarks from post members. Vietnam War veterans in the cemetery and members of the post interred elsewhere will be honored with a salute. Learn more here, including how you can volunteer for Memorial Day projects.

Chalmette National Cemetery is located at 8606 West St. Bernard Highway in Chalmette.