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Mesquite, TX – Oct. 31, 2022 – The City of Mesquite, in partnership with American Legion Post 504 and VFW Post 8785, will host a Veterans Day celebration on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Mesquite Veterans Memorial, 403 S Galloway Ave, beginning at 11 a.m.
The program will include remarks by various community leaders and military veterans, ceremonial activities, musical performances, and more. Included in the event is guest speaker, Gail Joyce, a Gold Star Mother, who frequently speaks on her lifelong experience as a military wife and mother. Joyce lost her Army Ranger son, Sgt. James Casey Joyce, in combat in 1993.
VFW Post 8785 commander, Lennie Page, stated “To be able to host this celebration at the Mesquite Veterans Memorial is an honor for all veteran’s past, present, and future.”
Commemorative Mesquite Veterans Memorial lapel pins will also be given to attendees while supplies last.