The ceremony was held at the St. Landry Parish Veterans Memorial in Opelousas. Members of the Acadiana Veterans Honor Guard performed a Flag tribute to the United States Armed Forces
Chairman of the St. Landry Parish Veterans Memorial, Pat Mason-Guillory says each Branch of Service was recognized as the song for each branch was played. The ceremony also included a special tribute by Ronald Crowley, Commander for the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
The Honor Guard presented the Memorial Committee with a flag.