Veterans, soldiers, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
This Memorial Day many gathered at the Texas Panhandle War Memorial in Amarillo for a special ceremony.
For one local family this day has always meant something special, but this year it has a whole new meaning.
John and Emily Alonzo lost a son, Lance Corporal Joshua C. Alonzo, about six months ago while he served in Iraq.
They say its been difficult but are extremely proud of their son.