Memorial Day Briefly

Tahoma National Cemetery will have a Memorial Day Program starting noon May 26 at the cemetery, located at 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent.

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Caden Johnson of Snoqualmie was patriotic at last year’s Memorial Day ceremony at Kent’s Tahoma National Cemetery.

Memorial services scheduled in Kent

Tahoma National Cemetery will have a Memorial Day Program starting noon May 26 at the cemetery, located at 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent.

This year’s program will include a flyover provided by the U.S. Navy, and music provided by the Bellevue Community Band, led by conductor Phillip Donley.

Keynote speakers for the event are Lindee Lenox, director of Memorial Programs Services, Washington, D.C., and Capt. Thomas Mascolo, commander of the U.S. Naval Station in Everett.

For more information, call the Tahoma National Cemetery at 425-413-9614.

Other south county ceremonies

•Mountain View Cemetery Memorial Day Service:

10 a.m. May 26. Mountain View Cemetery, 2020 Mountain View Drive, Auburn. 253-931-3028 or chudson@auburnwa.gov.

• American Legion Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony:

11 a.m. May 26. Veterans Memorial Park, 411 E St. N.E., Auburn. 253-939-5789 or auburnpost78@yahoo.com.

• Memorial Day Ceremony: 10 a.m. May 26. Sumner City Cemetery, 12324 Valley Ave. E., Puyallup.

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