Gold Star Mothers and Families Recognition Ceremony happening downtown

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Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A special ceremony is taking place in the Capital City on Friday morning.

A Gold Star Mothers and Families Recognition Ceremony is happening at 9 a.m.

The ceremony is occurring at the Gold Star Monument in the Louisiana Veterans Memorial Park.

The schedule for the ceremony is below:

  • Liberty High School JROTC Color Guard Team will present the colors
  • Gold Star spouse and Navy veteran, Louise “Gidget” McIntyre will speak
  • Recognition of each Gold Star family in attendance
  • Wreath presentation by the Blue Star Mothers of Louisiana, Chapter 1

The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is hosting this event which aims to “honor not only the fallen, but their families as well.”

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