Pre-Veterans Day Nov. 3 at park

Carmen Cavezza, a retired commanding general at Fort Benning and currently the executive director of Columbus State University's Cunningham Center, will be the guest speaker at the Nov. 3 pre-Veterans Day celebration at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park. The event, which was started by the late Lonnie Jackson, will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the junction of Lawyers lane and Buena Vista Road.

The Spencer High School band will provide the program's musical fare while the Fort Benning Military Working Dog Section will put on a demonstration.

The public is invited to the event.

Meanwhile, Fort Benning will note Veterans Day with a Nov. 9 ceremony in front of Infantry Hall.