Hoosier Patriot Memorial
Indiana’s first memorial to the Indiana National Guard is located at Washington Park East Cemetery and Funeral Center in Indianapolis. The memorial was built through donations from private citizens that value what the Guard has meant to Indiana.
Memorial Day 2015
The Hoosier Patriot Memorial was the site of the 2015 Memorial Day Ceremony at Washington Park East Cemetery. The ceremony featured a 21-gun howitzer salute by the Indiana National Guard. Also included in the program was the unveiling of names of two Indiana military personnel who have died in service since Memorial Day 2014: Staff SGT Matthew R. Ammerman, U.S. Army, and CPL Jordan L. Spears, U.S. Marines. Pictured from left to right are: Indiana Governor Michael R. Pence; Major General R. Martin Umbarger, the adjutant General of Indiana; Bruce W. Buchanan, owner of Flanner Buchanan; and Indianapolis Mayor Gregory A. Ballard.
Learn more about this tribute at Hoosier Patriot Memorial.