City of Harker Heights offering online Memorial Day Remembrance

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HARKER HEIGHTS, Texas – Due to an abundant caution caused by COVID-19, the City of Harker Heights is offering an online Memorial Day Remembrance program instead of an in-person ceremony.

Each year, the City and the Harker Heights Veterans Council host a Memorial and Veterans Ceremony. The punlic can join in the remembrance for those who gave their lives in defending our nation.

During Memorial Day weekend, the Veterans & Purple Heart monuments by City Hall, located at 305 Miller’s Crossing, will have flags on display. In the evening, the monuments will have color lights projected towards them. A wreath will be displayed next to the Veterans Monument on Monday.

As part of the City’s Memorial Day Remembrance, residents are invited to send a photo of their loved ones to be posted on a tribute page for fallen service members during their military service. If interested, you can submit a single photo, rank and full name, and service date to A link to the displayed photos and information will be on the Harker Heights Memorial Day Remembrance website at

On the City’s Facebook page at, residents can watch an online Memorial Day Remembrance program starting at 10:00 am Monday, May 25. Later that day, residents can observe the National Moment of Remembrance at 3:00 pm by pausing wherever they are for a duration of one minute to remember those who have died in military service. Residents are also encouraged to show a U.S. flag at their homes during the Memorial Day weekend.

For more information, you can call 254-953-5465.

Source: City of Harker Heights

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