MAIP holding memorial service for 42 unclaimed veteran remains | Community Spirit
The Missing In America Project (MAIP), Southern Arizona respectfully requests all Veterans, Veteran Groups and any interested patriotic individuals, to be part of the ‘Interment with Honors’ of 42 forgotten and unclaimed American Veterans from Pima and Cochise counties.
Their cremated remains will be escorted from Tucson to Sierra Vista with U.S. flags flying and interred with military honors on Saturday, October 5.
MIAP Honor Services in Tucson will begin at 9 a.m. at Adair Funeral Home Dodge Chapel (1050 N Dodge Blvd. Tucson 85716); it is recommended those wishing to attend arrive by 8:30 a.m.
The remains will then be transferred to a motorcycle hearse at 9:30 a.m.,with the motorcade leaving for Sierra Vista at 10:15 a.m.
The motorcade will travel down Alvernon Way from Speedway Blvd to I-10 between 10:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. The public is asked to stand along Alvernon Way during the motorcade.
A second ‘muster’ location will be RV City (2095 N Hwy 90 Huachuca City, AZ 85616), at 11 a.m. with a departure at noon.
Memorial services begin at 1 p.m. at Southern Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery (1300 Buffalo Soldier Trail, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635)
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