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Memorial Day Ceremony at Fort Donelson National Cemetery

The Women Veterans of America, Chapter #20 at Fort Donelson National Cemetary in 2008
The Women Veterans of America, Chapter #20 at Fort Donelson National Cemetery on Memorial Day in 2008

The Women Veterans of America, Chapter #20, and the Women Veterans Network of the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, are honored to host the 2009 Fort Donelson National Battlefield and National Cemetery’s Memorial Day Ceremony.

On behalf of the National Park Service and Fort Donelson, all citizens are cordially invited to attend the ceremony, which will be held on Monday, May 25th at 1:00 pm.

The ceremony will be held in the National Cemetery, near the flag pole and the Administration Building. The ceremony is free and open to the public. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be relocated to the First Baptist Church Family Life Center, which is adjacent to the Cemetery at 208 Church Street.

Please join us as we honor all veterans that have given their last full measure of devotion for this great nation.

The keynote speaker will be First Sergeant Carleen D. “Chick” Robertson, U.S. Air Force (Retired), of Paris, Tennessee. She served in the active duty Air Force from 1950 to 1975, and is very active in numerous Veterans Service Organizations.

For more information about the Memorial Day Ceremony, or about the Women Veterans of America, please contact WVA Vice-Commander Stacey Hopwood at 931-553-5173 or via email at .

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