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Gainesville Dignitaries Pay Tribute At Military Garden Of Honor

Forest Meadows Funeral Homes hosted a Memorial Day ceremony at the Military Garden of Honor in Gainesville on Monday. Bob Gasche of the Marine Corps League Gator Detachment introduced speakers including: congressman Ted Yoho, Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe, Assistant County Manager of Alachua County Gina Peebles and Sheriff of Alachua County Sadie Darnell.

Attendees of the ceremony remembered the fallen men and women who served in the armed services, including the 277 fallen soldiers from Alachua County.

Kali is a reporter who can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.