MANDAN, N.D. (AP) _ Soldiers who have sacrificed for their country are being honored at the annual Memorial Day ceremony at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery south of Mandan.
This year's theme is ``Educate America.'' The keynote speaker is retired U.S. Air Force officer Larry Skogen, who is now the president of Bismarck State College. The emcee is National Guard Capt. Ryan Kaufman, a history teacher at Bismarck Century High School.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple and members of the state's congressional delegation also are speaking, along with state Guard commander David Sprynczynatyk (sprihn-suh-NAT'-ihk).