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.”