On Monday, May 25 at 11:00 a.m., the annual Memorial Day ceremony will be held at the Dodge County Court House. This ceremony is held to remember those who gave their lives in service to our country. Memorial Day is set aside to remember fallen soldiers who gave their all for our freedom and the freedom of other countries.
The guest speaker for the occasion will be Major General James E. Livingston. General Livingston is a native of Telfair County and retired from the U.S. Marine Corps following more that thirty years of service. He was one of two Medal of Honor recipients for actions on May 1 through May 3, 1968, in the Dai Do region of Quang Tri Province, Republic of Vietnam.
The American Legion and Auxiliary hosts this annual event. Also, participating in the ceremony will be the Dodge County JROTC and individuals from the community. Plan now to attend.