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Beaufort National Cemetery holds Memorial Day ceremony

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BEAUFORT, SC (WTOC) -

After the annual parade in Beaufort, the Memorial Day events wrapped with a traditional ceremony at Beaufort National Cemetery.

The service included a keynote speech by Army Brig. Gen. Kaffia Jones and honors for all POW/MIA members.

"We're proud of all the veterans that's showing up here and all the people that are showing up. It's really a tremendous affair, it's great to see everybody out here supporting us," said Paul Hefner, Retired Marine and Vietnam Veteran.  

More than 22,600 veterans and their loved ones are buried at Beaufort National Cemetery.

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