Memorial Day celebrations at Hialeah took place with traditional salute shots in tribute to the fallen, wreath-laying, prayer, remembrance and eternal gratitude.
Iraq veteran Hector Martinez recalled the ideal moment when “we can celebrate the freedoms maintained by our brothers and sisters who paid with their lives to serve this country.”
In an emotional ceremony of remembrance, the City of Hialeah honored those who lost their lives defending the peace we enjoy in the United States of America.
“I think it’s important to have this celebration, not only for the new generations, but also for people who are coming to America and say Hialeah is their home, that they understand that we honor veterans. and many more who died.”, said Esteban Boveo, mayor of the city of Hialeah.
American high school cadets, representing the various corps of the US military, gather around the “Absent Soldier Celebration Table” to pay tribute to soldiers who went missing or were taken prisoner by enemy forces, home were unable to return.
Glenda, the missing soldier’s mother, said, “My son fought and is still fighting for everyone. His mission was a special mission.”
Hialeah officials make sure this monument is a lasting tribute to our heroes. This councilor has found a name that deserves to be included.
“Rudolph Reed who enlisted for World War II and was killed in the Battle of Leyte helped weaken the Japanese in their attack on American troops,” explained Hialeah Council Member Vivian Casals Munoz.
Commemoration in Miami Beach, training site for American soldiers during World War II. Meanwhile, veterans in military uniform from the Civil War paid tribute to the fallen in a ceremony in Duval County in the Jacksonville area that was attended by Florida’s governor.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said, “Without the sacrifices these people have made throughout our history, we would not be free.”