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Five Members of Congress and an estimated 7,000 people turned out for Memorial Day at Houston National Cemetery; a smaller but no less patriotic number turned out for Memorial Day events in Galveston; and the Vietnam Veterans of America Watchfire on the Texas City Dike attracted hundreds of people over the three days of the event and the preparations leading up to it.


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May 28, 2007 -- An estimated 7,000 people turned out for the Memorial Day Ceremony at Houston National Cemetery. Photos, Audio and More
May 28, 2007 -- A small but patriotic crowd braved the weather to attend the Memorial Day Service at Seawolf Park in Galveston. The report includes photos of a reception at the VFW Post 880 hall. Photos by Juan Peña
May 28, 2007 -- Texas City Mayor Matt Doyle was among those who turned out for the Vietnam Veterans of America Galveston County Chapter 685 Watchfire on the Texas City Dike Sunday night. More
May 28, 2007 -- United States Senator John Cornyn celebrated Memorial Day in Georgetown, Texas at the Williamson County Veterans Memorial Plaza and in Pflugerville, Texas where he participated in a ceremony at Walden Capital Parks Cemetery. More
May 27, 2007 -- Helping A Hero, a non-profit organization formed by several Bay Area Houston Citizens, with the mission to fund programs and services which provide financial, emotional, educational, mentoring, recreational, and scholarship support for injured military personnel and their families, is planning a Freedom Celebration. More
May 26, 2007 -- Preparations are continuing for the Sunday evening Watchfire on the Texas City Dike. Click Here for photos from the Dike
May 26, 2007 -- The Rotary Club of Galveston honored the late Lieutenant Max Clark in a Memorial Day Program. Photo, Text and Interview
May 25, 2007 -- This is Galveston County Chapter 685 of the Vietnam Veterans of America's 14th Annual Watchfire Memorial Day Weekend on the Texas City Dike. More
May 25, 2007 -- The Texas Department of Transportation reports that five ferry boats are in operation today, and four of five vessels will be in use for the remainder of the weekend. More
May 25, 2007 -- The Galveston Island Convention and Visitors Bureau has published a list of activities for this Memorial Day Weekend. More
May 25, 2007 -- Memorial Day events are scheduled in Harris County, Galveston County and Jefferson County. More

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