Army vet, former Councilmember to speak at Round Rock Veterans Day ceremony
Earl Hairston, former Round Rock City Councilmember and a retired Army officer, will be the keynote speaker at a Round Rock Veterans Day ceremony.
Activities will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Veterans Park, 600 Pecan Ave. There will be a presentation of colors, acknowledgement of military veterans, patriotic music and dedication of recognition plaques for the Veterans Monument dedicated at the park in May.
Hairston served on the City Council from 1998-2001. He retired as a colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve in 2013, serving two tours in Afghanistan and one in Africa as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. Hairston also served in the Gulf War.
Bryan Williams, Assistant City Manager and an Army veteran, will discuss the process to obtain plaques and to provide donations to further support the Veterans Monument.
All veterans and members of the community are welcome to attend.
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Source: City of Round Rock