Round Rock’s Veterans Day Celebration Friday, November 10th

The Round Rock Veterans Coalition and the City of Round Rock invite the entire community to the 2nd annual Veterans Day Celebration taking place on Friday, November 10th at Yonders Point in Old Settlers Park.

Yonders Point and Flag Plaza can be found on the north side of Old Settlers Park, which is located at 3103 Aten Loop.

The celebration that will begin at 3:00 p.m. includes military and first responder vehicle displays, Live music, food trucks, beverages, and games.

In addition to the military & first Responders static vehicle display you will find vendors who are veteran-owned businesses, vendors who will be offering services to our Veterans, family activities, food trucks, LIVE music, and more!

At 5:45 pm a Formal Ceremony will be held at the Flag Plaza with the Round Rock Mayor, the City Council Members, Stony Point JROTC, and guest speakers from our military branches. The Keynote Speaker will be Chief of Staff, Army Futures Command, Major General ‘Miles Brown!

Major General ‘Miles Brown

Maj. Gen. Miles Brown became the U.S. Army Futures Command Chief of Staff in May 2023. His previous assignment was as Commanding General of the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM). Brown is a native of Honea Path, South Carolina, and was commissioned as a Field Artillery Officer from The Citadel. 

He has served in Korea, Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan with stateside duty at Fort Stewart (Georgia); Fort Hood (Texas, known as Fort Cavazos since 2023); Fort Riley (Kansas); Fort Carson (Colorado); Fort Eustis (Virginia); and Washington, DC. His staff and joint assignments include Aide-de-Camp to the Commander, Multi-National Force-Iraq; Chief of Staff, 4th Infantry Division; Deputy Commanding General Support, 1st Cavalry Division; and Deputy Director/Chief of Staff, Futures and Concepts Center, U.S. Army Futures Command. 

Brown’s combat commands include an Artillery Battalion in Iraq, a Brigade Combat Team in the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR), and the Train, Advise, Assist Command-South (TAAC-S) in Afghanistan. He has served eight tours in South Asia during Operations Desert Fox, Intrinsic Action, Desert Spring, Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, Spartan Shield, Eager Lion, and Resolute Support. 

He is a graduate of the Field Artillery Officer Basic Course, the Armor Captains Career Course, the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the National War College. His civilian education includes degrees in history, administration, and national security strategy from Central Michigan University and National Defense University. 

His awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), the Bronze Star Medal (with 2 Oak Leaf Clusters), the Iraqi and Afghanistan Campaign Medals, the Combat Action Badge, and the Presidential Service Badge. 

MG Brown is married with two children. 

A live music concert will begin immediately following the Formal Ceremony, at 3103 Aten Loop which is located on the north side of Old Settlers Park.

The artist line-up includes:

 People’s Choice

Jessica Burrola

John Arthur Martinez

Yonders Point and Flag Plaza can be found on the north side of Old Settlers Park, which is located at 3103 Aten Loop.

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