Hutto will commemorate the nation's fallen soldiers during the city's Sunset Block Party Bash May 24.

What's happening?

The Hutto Richard A. Oman American Legion Post 302, an organization supporting veterans and national patriotism, will conduct a remembrance ceremony honoring service members killed in action during the event.

Hutto's chapter of the American Legion gets its name after a local veteran, Richard A. Oman, who grew up on a farm where Veterans Hill Elementary School stands today. Oman was drafted to the U.S. Army in the fall of 1968 and killed in action April 1969, according to the organization's website.

Hutto residents wishing to have a name read during the ceremony may contact [email protected] by May 20, including the following information:
  • Name
  • Rank
  • Branch of service
  • Killed in action date
What else?

The Block Party will also feature family-friendly activities, including the splash pad, vendors, food trucks and live music. Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and coolers, but no glass.
  • Festivities begin May 24, 6 p.m.
  • The Hutto Co-Op District, or 408 Hwy. 79, Hutto