LAREDO, TEXAS (KGNS) -- A national holiday's origin is remembered by our local veterans.
Laredo Community College held an event to honor it's annual Memorial Day observance.
The event celebrates the original date when Memorial Day was celebrated which was on May 30th.
The day is set aside to honor the men and women of our armed forces who gave their lives in service to their country.
Students and the public were invited to attend the ceremony.
The ceremony was held at the Barkeley Cantu Veterans Memorial Chapel at Fort McIntosh campus.