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New Pikes Peak National Cemetery Dedicated at Ceremony May 25

 

Karen AuBuchon Johnson

Lamborn stated during the dedication ceremony that this will be the 136th national cemetery in the U.S. He went on to share how during his second day in office he introduced a bill in Congress to establish a cemetery for veterans in the Pikes Peak Region and now he gets to see it becoming a reality.

A veterans cemetery will soon be opening on the southeast side of Colorado Springs, in the 10,000 block of Drennan Rd. near south Marksheffel Rd.

A dedication ceremony was held Friday, May 25 at the cemetery location.

Congressman Doug Lamborn is shown above standing by the veteran's memorial plaque which reads, "Dedicated to the memory of all the patriotic men and women who answered their country's call to service." Donald J. Trump president of the United States, Robert Wilkie acting secretary US Department of Veterans Affairs, Randy Reeves under secretary for memorial affairs National Ce...



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