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Miramar cemetery marks first Memorial Day

Miramar cemetery marks first Memorial Day

http://www.navytimes.com/news/2012/05/marine-miramar-national-cemetery-marks-first-memorial-day-052712/ Miramar cemetery marks first Memorial Day By Gidget Fuentes - Staff writer Posted : Sunday May 27, 2012 14:58:35 EDT SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Miramar National Cemetery, now in its second year of operation, is marking its first Memorial Day service today. Retired Brig. Gen. Robert Cardenas, an Air Force test pilot and combat veteran of World War II, is the guest speaker at the 1 p.m. service, which is open to the public and will feature music from the Navy’ Southwest Region band. The 313-acre cemetery, located on land west of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, opened in late 2010 to meet a growing demand in a region with nearly a quarter-million military veterans. The cemetery provides gravesites and columbarium niches for military service members, eligible veteran...

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