Eastern Arizona College to honor veterans at annual event

Walt Mares File Photo/Gila Herald: The AmericanLegion post 28 ColorGuard participates in a 2016 ceremony at Veterans Park in Clifton. EAC will host its Veterans Day event on Wednesday, Nov. 10, the day before the holiday.

By Kris McBride/EAC

THATCHER – Eastern Arizona College will host its annual Veterans Day event Wednesday, Nov. 10, to honor those who have served or are currently serving in the military.

Sponsored by the Associated Students of Eastern Arizona College, this event is being held Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 11:11 a.m., the day before Veterans Day to not compete with other area events and to encourage more student and employee participation.

The event will take place at Eastern Arizona College, 615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona, located on the west side of EAC’s Student Services Building near the flagpole. Parking is available.

The community is welcome to join EAC students, faculty, and staff, while remarks will be given by Philip Attaway, a current EAC student, and veteran. The EAC Marching Band will perform patriotic music and EAC’s Combined Choirs will perform a special number.

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