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Camp Shelby holds Memorial Day ceremony

CAMP SHELBY, MS (WDAM) - America's fallen soldiers were honored during an annual Memorial Day holiday ceremony at Camp Shelby Thursday.

They were remembered at the 5th, "Laying of the Wreaths" on the grounds of the Mississippi Armed Forces Museum.

During the event, wreaths were laid at the 16 monuments that surround the museum. Most of them represent the various Army divisions that have trained at the post since it first opened in 1917. The ceremony also included a 21-gun salute and the playing of "Taps."

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