Yorktown ISD will hold the annual Veterans’ Day Celebration in honor of all veterans on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 8:30 a.m. in the Wildcat gym. Speaker will be Major General Freddie Valenzuela. Reseption will follow immediately after for the veterans and their guest in the gym.
Major General Valenzuela served 33 years in the US Army and was highly decorated for heroism and valor. He served in three Combat Corps and six Infantry Divisions all over the world including Peru, Korea, Colombia, Turkey, Haiti, Kuwait, Grenada, Panama, Germany, El Salvador Puerto Rico and Somalia, not to mention numerous years in Interagency assignments. He commanded in the Cold War and Gulf War eras, and was awarded the two highest peace time awards upon retirement, the Defense and Army Distinguished Service Medals.
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