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15th annual Red, White & Blue Banquet well attended

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Posted: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 3:00 pm

The 15thAnnual Red, White & Blue Veterans Banquet was held on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at the Bastrop Convention and Exhibit Center. The guest speaker was Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Daphany Prewitt, US Army. LTC Prewitt is currently assigned to the Pentagon in Washington DC as Deputy, Programs Division, HQDA G4 (DALO-RMP).  She spoke about the roll of women veterans during World War I and the evolving role they play into today’s military.

The Lone Star Military Vehicle Association had vehicle and military equipment displays along with the Bastrop County Veterans Service Office hosting a veteran’s benefits information table and the Bastrop County Veterans Honor Guard providing information about their organization and their role in providing a final salute to fallen veterans.  The dynamic voices of the Honor Choir honored all veterans with a military service medley and other songs.  A special tribute was conducted to recognize all Vietnam War Era veterans and surviving spouses with a 50thAnniversary Commemoration Pin.  

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