Armed Forces Day to be observed on May 16
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Armed Forces Day will be celebrated on Saturday, May 16.

The veterans organizations will not have a program or event on that date.Mary Smith, former service person, and her Brownie troop will host a picnic at the pavilion near the Yamboree Exhibit Building.

This will get under way at 2 p.m. Saturday and is open to veterans, service personnel on active duty, or dependents of service personnel who are deployed overseas. Call 903-790-9295 if you plan to attend.

Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars will sponsor a ceremony on May 25 (observed Memorial Day) at 9 a.m. on the Upshur County Courthouse square.

The public is invited.

All veterans are invited to a free lunch at DAV (across from Wal-Mart) at 11:30 that day. Veterans and spouses are welcome.
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