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FARGO, N.D. (May 9, 2020) – The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Fargo National Cemetery will host its inaugural virtual Memorial Day event on May 25, 2020.

Visit www.facebook.com/fargonationalcemeterycommittee to view the event on May 25. 

North Dakota Congressman Kelly Armstrong will provide the keynote address during the event to honor fallen service members. Regional congressional delegations as well as the governors of North Dakota and Minnesota will also provide remarks during the event.

The event, held virtually as a COVID-19 precaution, is coordinated by the Fargo National Cemetery Volunteer Committee.

The Fargo National Cemetery serves the burial needs of more than 30,000 Veterans, their spouses, and eligible family members from North Dakota and northwest Minnesota.

For more information about the Fargo National Cemetery’s Memorial Day event, call Trent Barkus at (701) 320-4760 or email trent@ndjustice.com or call Brandy Pyle at (701) 388-2622 or email bpyle@nd.gov.

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Note: The Fargo National Cemetery Volunteer Committee is not affiliated with and does not speak in any official capacity for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration.

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