Cannon salute honors Louisiana fallen

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Memorial Day ceremonies will be the norm over the next few days and Louisiana lawmakers took some time Thursday morning to hold their own service remembering military servicemen and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

A 21-gun salute by cannon was followed by the playing of "Taps," as members of the House of Representatives paid tribute to two Louisiana soldiers who recently lost their lives while serving in Afghanistan.

A special commendation inside House chambers was also included in the ceremony.

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