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PRESS RELEASE — Nov 04, 2019

BONHAM — On November 11, 2019 at 11:00 am, the Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home will host a Veterans Day Ceremony and Luncheon. 

The ceremony will feature Captain Travis Kelly, a decorated Army service member, as a guest speaker. The ceremony will include the posting of the colors by Texoma Composite Squadron-262 Civil Air Patrol, a pledge of allegiance, the singing of the national anthem, and special music performances. A BBQ lunch will be served following the ceremony.

Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11, 2019
Ceremony 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Luncheon 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
Clyde W. Cosper Texas State Veterans Home
1300 Seven Oaks Road, Bonham, TX 75418

This event is open to the public and members of the community are encouraged and welcome to attend. Media is welcome to attend and should RSVP

Background: CPT Kelley enlisted in the Army on April 24, 1996 during his senior year of high school. He has been stationed in Texas, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama and Oklahoma. He has also deployed to combat in countries such as Jordan, Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan during his 23-year career. Travis Kelley has served as a combat medic, heavy weapons infantry platoon leader, focused targeting force platoon leader, assistant operations officer, commanders initiative group analyst, battle captain, deputy chief operations officer, calvary troop commander and recruiting commander. 

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