The Memorial Day Celebration held at the
An audience of around 800 men, women and children enjoyed welcoming remarks by Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and a Keynote Speech by Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, a retired Marine who served in
The photo on the front page of the Fredericksburg Standard Radio Post is especially meaningful to those members of our community. Senator Hutchison, Land Commissioner Patterson and Mrs. Lorna Eckhardt laid a wreath for all of those lives that have been lost in the current War on Terrorism. Mrs. Eckhardt is the mother of Staff Sergeant Christopher Staats, a
The Kerrville Daily Times front page photo is of veterans standing to be recognized. They are asked to stand by military branch during the playing of the different military songs. Then, later in the program they are asked to stand based on the year they were born, the last person standing is recognized as our oldest audience member.
We are proud to have had such a good turnout. Put us on your calendar for the place to celebrate Memorial Day next year!
Both photos are credited to their respective newspapers.