Flower Mound honors veterans with relay

Dave Steinberger and Chris McCalister at the 4th annual Veterans Day Relay Run in Flower Mound. (Photo: Town of Flower Mound)

During Friday’s 4th annual Veterans Day Relay Run in Flower Mound, Navy veteran Dave Steinberger carried the American flag for approximately two miles from Liberty Elementary to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital accompanied by a police escort.

The Flower Mound resident, who served for seven years on the USS Columbia, was met by his family along with friends and supporters, and many cheers and high fives.

Dave Steinberger, wife Erica, son Brandon, and daughter Emma, along with friends and supporters Helena Sakla and Corey Bell. (Photo by Dru Murray)

Twenty-eight relay participants ran a portion of the 45-mile route around Flower Mound between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. that started and ended at the Flower Mound Community Activity Center.

Other participants included: Richard Keating, Jillian Kunde, Gilbert Tamez, Joli Watkins, Jennifer Elizarde, Lisa Vinyard, Ryan Kuithe, Joshua Samuels, Birona Aswad, Karl Aswad, Rhonda Foulds, James Hygster, Raymond Drefus, Jimmy Cantu, Tom Bailey, Josh Cawthon, MJ Brigance, David Ferguson, Chris McCalister, Mirian Tudor, John Atkinson, Brian Atkinson, Tim Mackling, Greg Cherry, Nathan Johnson, Chris Buchanan and John Patrick.


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