Loebsack to speak at Veterans Day service

At the 11th hour of the 11th day or the 11th month — 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, which is Veterans Day — the Jasper County Veterans Council will host its annual commemorative service at the VFW Post 1655 in Newton.

Gary Wallace will give the call to order, followed by the presentation of colors by a joint honor guard consisting of members of the VFW, American Legion Post 111 and the Jasper County Viet Nam Veterans. Rev. David Raymond will then give the invocation.

United States Rep. Dave Loebsack will be the keynote speaker. Ron Hustad will play the bagpipes, as well. Following the placement of commemorative and memorial wreaths, Raymond will give the benediction.