American Legion Post 46 and VFW Post 4797 will visit cemeteries in Star Valley on Monday, May 26. Memorial Day Programs will also take place at the veterans memorials in Alpine and Afton on that date.
The American Legion Post 46 will begin their cemetery visits in Alpine at the Nordic Inn Memorial at 8:15 a.m. on Monday.
Members of the American Legion will then travel to the McCoy Creek Bridge, with an estimated arrival time of 8:30 a.m.
From there, the group will travel to the Amesville Cemetery with an estimated arrival time of 8:55 a.m.
The American Legion will arrive at the Etna Cemetery at approximately 9:20 a.m. and the Freedom Cemetery at 9:50 a.m.
Members will then gather in Thayne at approximately 10:20 a.m.
The last stop for the American Legion Post will be in the Bedford Cemetery at approximately 10:50 a.m.
The Legion Post will then host a Memorial Day Program at the Alpine Veteran’s Memorial at 11:30 a.m.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4797 begin their annual tribute at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 26 in the Smoot Cemetery. The VFW will then travel to Fairview. The estimated arrival time is 9:10 a.m.
Auburn is the next stop with an estimated arrival of 9:35 a.m. The VFW will then gather at the Grover/Auburn Bridge to remember Star Valley soldiers who have been lost at sea. This is expected to begin at 10:05 a.m.
The Grover service will start at approximately 10:20 a.m. The last stop for the VFW will be the Afton cemetery at 11 a.m.
Following the Afton stop, the VFW will host a Memorial Day program at the Afton Veteran’s Monument near the Lincoln County Fairgrounds. The program will begin at noon.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend any or all of these Memorial Day Services and programs.