Veteran's Day American Legion Travis Post 76 Breakfast & City of
Austin/Travis County Veteran's Day Parade
The annual Veteran's Day American Legion Travis Post 76 Breakfast & City of
Austin/Travis County Veteran's Day Parade will be held on Nov. 11, 2008.
The breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. at the Post (2201 Veterans Drive, Austin,
TX). The parade starts at 9 a.m. from the Ann Richards Congress Avenue
Bridge and travels north to the Capital. Viewing is available all along
Congress Avenue and there will be a reviewing stand at the Steven F. Austin
Hotel at 7th and Congress Avenue. Travis Post 76 members & Spirit of 76 will
be marching. Others who can't march will ride in the vehicles provided by
the Lone Star Military Vehicle Preservation Association.
At 11 a.m., following the parade, there will be a ceremony on the south
steps of the Capital. "Women of the Military Past and Present"
A special flyover is scheduled for the start of the memorial ceremony, at 11
a.m., performed by the Commemorative Air Force from San Marcos.
Pflugerville Fallen Warrior Memorial
Veteran's Day, 2008 in Pflugerville, TX has been designated as the
rededication day for the Pflugerville Fallen Warrior Memorial commemorating
the addition of PFC Ron J. Joshua's name to the memorial. PFC Joshua died in
service to our country in Baghdad, Iraq on July 17, 2007. The ceremony will
take place Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. at the monument site in Pfluger
Park, 700 Railroad Ave., Pflugerville. Friends, family, neighbors and the
community are invited to attend and honor this fallen hero.
Jason R. Denny
Historian – Travis Post 76