America's Last Patrol Inc. invites the public to celebrate Memorial Day Ceremony to honor all veterans that have served their country on Saturday, May 27 at 1 p.m. at the Last Patrol Ranch, east of Benavides on Highway 359.
This year's, Memorial Day Ceremony speaker will be Major Raul Rosales, USMC Retired from Kingsville, Texas. The Patriots Band and Honor Guard from Corpus Christi will provide military music, post colors, play taps and a 21 gun salute.
On Monday, May 29 at 10 a.m. A ceremony will be held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall on 2300 North Texas Boulevard in Alice. The ceremony will pay tribute to soldiers, past and present.
In Corpus Christi, a ceremony will be hosted at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery at 12 p.m. The cemetery is located at 9974 IH 37 Access Road.
America's Last Patrol will add 31 names of veterans on the Memorial Walls during the ceremony. Names are as follows MSG Luis D. Olvera US Army WWII, Cpl. Jesus G. (Chick) Saenz USMC, ADRAN Arnold Pena US navy, PFC Alvaro Pena US Army WWII, Pvt. Jesus Ramos IS Army WWII, SSG Jesus Ramos Jr. US Army Vietnam, PFC Amador Pena USAAC WWII, Sp4 Noe D. Esquivel US Army Vietnam, PFC Alonzo M. Garcia US Army, Sgt. Celso D. Ruiseco USMC, SG Max E. Mir US Army Vietnam, PO2C Alvaro Garza US Navy Vietnam, SP4 Gilbert Broquet US Army Korea, SP4 Sondra S. Broquet US Army, SG Jesus H. Leal US Army, SPC Jose Leos US Army Vietnam, SSG Luis S. Escobedo USAAC WWII, SP4 Israel Garcia Jr. US Army, BTC Charles J. Krohn Sr. US Navy, SFC Henry martinez Us Army Korea (KIA), 1SG Joe J. Garza US Army Iraq (KIA), TSgt. Gerardo Trevino jr. USAF Vietnam, PVT Francisco Briones USAAC WWII, PFC Oscar B. Everett US Army, Cpl. Luis Daniel Saenz USMC, PFC Valentin Rodriquez US Army WWII, Cpl. Eduardo F. Moreno US Army WWII, SSgt. Natividad Briones USAF Vietnam, SG Orlando T. Garza US Army POW WWII.