Opelika Remembers Those Who Gave Their Lives for Our Country This Memorial Day

In Opelika, people came together in front of City Hall at the Veterans Memorial Monument for Memorial Day.

This year’s guest speaker was Major Douglas Barrett.

He’s a decorated veteran of the United States Army.

Major Barrett talked about each soldier he lost while training and deployed and shared what Memorial Day used to mean to him and what it meant to him this year.

The Opelika Fire Department also placed a wreath next to the Alabama and United States flag.

TAPS played as the service concluded.

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