Stillwater Veterans Memorial to host Memorial Day program

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A program at the Stillwater Veterans Memorial May 25 will include a rifle salute and a flyover. (Gazette file photo)

A ceremony at the Stillwater Veterans Memorial will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, May 25.

The ceremony will include music by the Stillwater Wind Symphony and the Croix Chordsmen. Retired U.S. Navy Capt. David Ratte will speak.

The ceremony will honor Minnesota casualties of war and include a wreath ceremony recognizing each of the branches of the armed forces.

The T-6 Thunder Flight Team will provide a flyover, and there will be a rifle salute by local VFW members.

The memorial is at Third and Pine streets in Stillwater. Bring lawn chairs for seating. Beverages and refreshments will be provided.