A special service will he held to honor Memorial Day in Tuscaloosa. This year's Memorial Day service will be held at Veterans Memorial Park; the program begins at 9 a.m. and will feature guest speaker Army Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan L Goode. Goode served tours of duty in Kuwait, Iraq, Egypt, and Afghanistan since enlisting in 1988. He currently serves a professor of military science for the ROTC program at the University of Alabama.

There is no charge to attend the program, and the community is invited to attend.

Veterans Memorial Park is located off McFarland Boulevard in Tuscaloosa; it is in front of University Mall.