UNACCOMPANIED VETERAN BURIAL TO BE HELD AT CENTRAL TEXAS STATE VETERANS CEMETERY
KILLEEN — Today, Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced that on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. SHARP, the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an Unaccompanied Veteran burial for SP4 Whittington. Born on February 5, 1940, Mr. Jack Parker Whittington served in the United States Army from February 16, 1960 to August 5, 1963. SP4 Jack Whittington received a Good Conduct Medal and a Sharpshooter Badge (Rifle and Pistol).
Mr. Whittington is not expected to have anyone attend his burial. Please help us spread the word and ensure that our United States Army Veteran is not buried alone. Members of the Central Texas community are encouraged to attend.
Whittington will receive full military honors. If no next-of-kin is present at the burial, the On-Site Representative of the Veterans Land Board will accept the United States flag on Whittington's behalf.
The Texas Veterans Land Board works with the local community and fellow Veterans service organizations to ensure that NO Veteran is EVER left behind.
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Tuesday, October 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. SHARP
Service for SP4 Jack Parker Whittington, U.S. Army Veteran
Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
11463 State Highway 195
Killeen, TX 76542
Media is welcome, and we ask that you RSVP so that we can facilitate your coverage of the service. Thank you for your support of our Texas Veterans. Together as a community, we can guarantee that NO Veteran is EVER left behind.
While times vary, the Texas Veterans Land Board issues an advisory to the community upon notice of an unaccompanied Veteran burial.
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