This Monday, May 25th is Memorial Day and Fort Concho has Memorial Day exercises to honor the nation's military who have made the ultimate sacrifice. 

Natallia Hudyma
Natallia Hudyma
This event takes place starting at 9 am on the eastern end of the Fort Concho Parade Ground in front of the headquarters building and pays tribute to the men and women who have given their lives to defend our nation.

The guest speaker will be Colonel Michael Grunwald, Jr., commander of the 17th Training Group at Goodfellow Air Force Base. The Fort Concho Living History Program and the Sons of the Confederate Veterans will provide the color guard and salutes.

The program is free to all and is organized by the Pocahontas Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, who will provide the refreshments. Fort Concho National Historic Landmark will remain on Memorial Day from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm for self guided tours.
The event is free to the public. For more information, call Fort Concho at (325) 481-2646.. or visit

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