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Veteran’s Day Activities Today in Washington

Posted: Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 6:30 am

Veteran’s Day activities kick off this morning with a free breakfast buffet for Veterans and their caretakers at the Washington Hy-Vee beginning at 5:00. At 9:00 there is a ceremony at the Washington County All Veteran’s Memorial. Following the ceremony, there is a meeting at the Blair House at 10:30 with the American Legion Honor Guard to render a salute to Veterans at 11:00. In the afternoon, the American Legion and the F-Troop Historical Society members will be visiting both the United Presbyterian Home and Halcyon House to honor American Veterans and their families. At 6:00 the organizations will be hosting a dinner at the Iowa Army National Guard Readiness Center in Washington. Following the meal, the speaker for the evening will be Chaplain William Kneemiller. Chaplain Kneemiller will be sharing his experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan and the impact that Military Chaplains have on the lives of deployed troops. These programs are offered at no charge and are free to the public.