Dr. William Wojciechowski will be the speaker at a Memorial Day ceremony at 2 p.m. May 27 at the B-29 Memorial Complex at the airport. Wojciechowski retired from the U.S. Air Force as a colonel and from Pratt Community College, where he has been president for the past 24 years.
Lt. Col. Matthew J. Bedwell is also a guest speaker. He is a Kansas National Guard officer who served in Iraq in 2005 and southern Afghanistan in 2009.
Isabel American Legion Post 98 will hold Memorial Day ceremonies at area cemeteries according to the following schedule:
Coats Cemetery, 8:30 a.m.
Ellenwood (Sawyer), 9:30
Nashville Lutheran Cemetery, 10:15
Nashville Liberty Cemetery, 10:25
Isabel Cemetery, 11:30 a.m.
The traditional service in Iuka will begin at 10 a.m. at the United Methodist Church, with Lt. Col. Bedwell as the speaker. A short ceremony will be held at 11:15 at the Iuka Cemetery.