Memorial Day Ceremony To Be Held On May 23

Keynote Speaker Retired Lieutenant Colonel Yolanda Frazier

OCOEE – The City of Ocoee will honor fallen soldiers at its annual Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 23. The event will be held at the Ocoee Lakeshore Center, 125 North Lakeshore Drive. The public is invited to attend.

Retired Lieutenant Colonel Yolanda Frazier will be the keynote speaker and has 30 years of service in the United States Army. Ms. Frazier held two military commands presiding over up to 300 soldiers and training military officers from across the United States preparing them to be future military leaders. She served in Kuwait and was deployed to Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom. During her military career, she received numerous awards including the Bronze Star Medal, five Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, Afghanistan Campaign Medal-Campaign Star and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

In addition to the keynote speaker, the Ocoee Police Honor Guard will present the colors and carry a wreath to be set in place at the city’s Memorial Wall. Ocoee High School student Marcus Jiao will play Taps and the National Anthem will be performed. After the ceremony, refreshments will be served.

For more information, please call 407-905-3100.