DMACC to honor veterans

Published: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 11:05 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 11:06 a.m. CDT

The Des Moines Area Community College Newton Campus will honor veterans in a special ceremony on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.

DMACC Newton Campus student and 32-year Army Veteran Gary Barrett will speak at 1 p.m.  Following his presentation, Freedom Flight Organizer Doug Bishop will introduce a special showing of the Jasper County Freedom Flight’s recent trips to Washington, D.C., which includes interviews with Jasper County Veterans. 

The event is free and open to the public.

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