More Veterans Day events, services
In honor of Veterans Day, several events across the region today will honor veterans and those in active military service.
• A Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled at the Chattanooga National Cemetery at 1200 Bailey Ave. at 11 a.m. today.
• Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park will offer free admittance today in honor of Veterans Day and current U.S. Armed Forces members.
• East Ridge will host a Vietnam Memorial Dedication Service in front of City Hall at 1517 Tombras Ave. at 11 a.m. today. A monument has been erected in front of City Hall with the names of seven local men who died in action.
• Bradley County Sheriff Eric Watson will be the guest speaker at a Veterans Day ceremony at Garden Plaza, on the campus of Life Care Centers of America on Keith Street. The Sheriff will speak at 8:30 a.m. in the Community Room at Garden Plaza.
• The Jericho Brass will perform in honor of Veterans Day at the Ringgold Depot at 7 p.m. tonight. The performance is a part of Ringgold's annual Fall Festival of Flags.
• Little River Canyon National Preserve will offer free admission to the Canyon Mouth picnic area in Fort Payne, Ala. The fee is normally $3.
• Area Krystals today are offering a free sausage biscuit to veterans and active military personnel today from 6-10:30 a.m.
Contact staff writer Yolanda Putman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 757-6431.