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Memorial Day service at Miramar National Cemetery Sunday

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SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The inaugural Memorial Day service at the Miramar National Cemetery will be held Sunday.

The public, veterans and active-duty military and their families are invited to the cemetery, which opened in 2010.

The guest speaker will be retired Brig. Gen. Robert Cardenas, a veteran of World War II and Vietnam and a respected test pilot. Cardenas piloted the airplane that launched Chuck Yeager's rocket plane on its supersonic flight.

The Navy Band Southwest, the Young Marines Color Guard and a bagpiper are scheduled to perform.

The annual service at Fort Rosecrans will be Monday.

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