Memorial Day Service
FORT BLISS, Texas—Fort Bliss officials and 1 Armored Division Soldiers will conduct a Memorial Day Service on Monday, May 27 at 9a.m., at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery. The service will be conducted in honor of the service men and women of the United States who gave their lives in the defense of this country.During the memorial service the Commanding General of 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss, Maj. Gen. Dana J.H. Pittard will deliver an address to honor the fallen men and women of the United States Armed Forces and 1st Armored Division.
The main entrance / gate to the cemetery, on Fred Wilson, will be CLOSED to vehicular traffic for the duration of this event; the walk-in gate will be OPEN to pedestrians. Visitors to the Memorial Day Service are encouraged to use SHERIDAN GATE for access to the National Cemetery. Parking will be on JEB Stuart and Haan Road’s, on Fort Bliss, directly to the side and behind the cemetery.