Abbeville, Louisiana – The Louisiana Military Museum will host a Memorial Day Ceremony on
Monday, May 31, 2021, from 11 am to 12:30 pm in honor of those service members who are
no longer with us. This event is free and open to the public.
The Memorial Day ceremony will take place inside the museum and will include an inspiring
keynote address, as well as the posting and retiring of the colors by the Acadiana Veterans
Honor Guard and an explanation of the MIA/POW Table by the American Legion Vermilion
Following the indoor ceremony, guests will be invited to step outside for a 21-gun salute and
live performance of taps. World War II and Vietnam-era planes will provide a Missing Man
Aerial Salute. A chicken fettuccini and bread pudding lunch will be available immediately
after, with all proceeds benefiting the Louisiana Military Museum.
Guests are invited to come in uniform or wear patriotic attire in support of the museum’s
mission to “honor our veterans and remember their stories.”
The museum is located in the green hangar of the Chris Crusta Memorial Airport at 911 Revis
Sirmon Loop, Abbeville, LA 70510. For more information, follow the Louisiana Military Museum on FaceBook, visit www.LaMilitaryMuseum.org or call 337.898.9645.
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