G.A.R. Cemetery holds socially distant Memorial Day Ceremony

MIAMI, Okla. – The G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, Oklahoma hosted an in person event, but social distancing was encouraged.

The event was open to the public, and of course local veterans organizations. G.A.R. Office manager Nancy Bro says more and more veterans take part.

“I think they are very honored,” said Bro. “We get a large group of veterans that participate and show up for the ceremony every year and that number is growing every year.”

This year’s guest speaker was ben Loring. Loring is a former district attorney, Oklahoma State Representative and current Miami city attorney. His sons, David and Ian, served in the U.S. Army.