The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and Texas National Cemetery Foundation (TNCF) invite the public to attend a Veterans Day Ceremony at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery on Monday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m.
Jerry Patterson, Commissioner, Texas General Land Office, and Chairman, Texas Veterans Land Board, will give keynote remarks.
The ceremony will also feature a cannon salute rendered by Second Battalion, 14th Marines. Other program highlights include the Mountain View College Community Band and Reflections Concert Choir who will perform patriotic musical renditions during the program.
The 638-acre cemetery opened May 2000 and is located in the southwestern part of Dallas adjacent to Mountain Creek Lake. Since inception, the cemetery has conducted more than 39,000 interments of Veterans and immediate dependents. More than 500,000 veterans live in North-Central Texas.
Parking: Please arrive early and bring a chair. Parking will be directed once on cemetery grounds.