Veteran’s Day program slated

By Staff and Press Reports


The annual Veteran’s Day Program will be held November 11 at 10:55 a.m. at the Ty Cobb Complex in Ackerman. The guest speaker will be Circuit Court Judge Joseph H. Loper, Jr., of Ackerman.

Veterans are encouraged attend wearing covers of their branch of service or veterans’ organization.

This year’s Veteran’s Day Program is being held at the Ty Cobb Complex, instead of the National Guard Armory in Ackerman, to allow students to attend and show appreciation to all veterans, according to Tony Ballard, VFW Post 5569 commander.

All current and former soldiers, sailors, marines, airmen, and coastguardsman are invited to attend.

After the ceremony, veterans are urged to retire to Cagle’s Corner, in Ackerman, for fellowship with veterans. VFW Post 5569 will pay for coffee and beverages.