Fort Jackson ceremonies commemorate Memorial Day

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FORT JACKSON, S.C. (AP) — The U.S. Army’s largest basic training facility located in South Carolina is holding ceremonies to commemorate Memorial Day.

Officials at Fort Jackson in Columbia say base leadership will hold a small event Monday to include remarks by Fort Jackson Commander Brig.

Gen. Milford H. Beagle, Jr. There will also be a wreath presentation, patriotic music from the 282nd Army Band and a 21 gun salute.

The event is by invitation only because of COVID-19 restrictions.

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