BELL COUNTY, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: Due to the forecasted rain chance on Thursday,
the Temple Veterans Day Ceremony will now take place inside of the Railroad and Heritage
Museum at the Santa Fe Plaza.
The ceremony will take place on West Avenue A at 11:30 a.m. The event will feature remarks from City officials, military leaders and special guests. The Temple Independent School District Choir will be performing a selection of songs.
In addition, the City of Harker Heights is also hosting a veterans ceremony this Wednesday. The sixth annual Veterans Salute will take place at the City’s Auditorium.
The concert starts at 7 a.m., and will feature bands from all of the high schools in Killeen, as well as the Killeen Independent School District’s All-Star Marching Band.
The public is invited to attend both free events.
Also in Harker Heights, the Veterans Day Ceremony will take place on Thursday. This ceremony will be held at the Harker Heights Activities Center, located at 400 Indian Trail, at 6 p.m.
The event will have representatives in attendance from: American Legion Post 573, MOPH, MOAA, DAV Ch. 29, Area Veterans Advisory Committee, Veterans Advisor, Department of Texas Korean War Veterans Association, Korean War and Korea Service Veterans 222, TREA Centex Ch. 88, VFW Post 3892, Vietnam Veterans of America Ch. 1000, 40/8 Bell County, WAC Veterans` Association Ch. 94, Knights of Columbus Assembly 2370, Bring Everyone in the Zone, Inc., Military Veterans Peer Network, Friends of the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery & Wreath Riders, Star Group-Veterans Helping Veterans, Killeen Heights Vet Center, and Harker Heights Chamber of Commerce. Local government and military officials will also be in attendance.
For more information, you can visit www.harkerheights.gov/index.php/departments/parks.