Hundreds celebrate Memorial Day at Jefferson Barracks cemetery

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Posted on May 31, 2010 at 8:00 AM

Updated Monday, May 31 at 6:32 PM

(KMOV) – Hundreds came out to honor the sacrifice of those who died in combat and those who died years later at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Missouri's highest elected officials were in town including Governor Jay Nixon, Senator Claire McCaskill and Congressman Russ Carnahan.

More than 178,000 servicemen and women of the armed forces are buried at Jefferson Barracks.

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