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Veterans Day ceremony

The public is invited to the Veterans Commemorative Ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11 at Fairmount Cemetery, 1120 West Avenue N. The keynote speaker will be Col. Andres Nazario, 17th Wing Commander – Goodfellow Air Force Base. Mayor Brenda Gunter and State Rep. Drew Darby will also be participating in the ceremony. 

Preceding the Nov. 11 event will be the placing of more than 1,400 American flags on the graves of veterans buried at Fairmount. The flag placing will occur at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3. Anyone who wishes to help place flags may contact Martha Visney at 325-374-7422. Volunteers are still needed.

Observed each year on Nov. 11, Veterans Day honors the service of all U.S. military veterans. 

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