FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

7th Annual

Veterans Day Celebration

RAIN OR SHINE 

Saturday, November 12, 10:30–1

Marina Equestrian Center Park on old Fort Ord

California/5th Ave and 9th Street

A nationally registered historic site 


Vietnam-era veterans, please attend and be recognized with awarding of United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration 50th anniversary pin​​.


SCHEDULE
8:30 - 10:30 Warhorse bike ride to Fort Ord National Monument and Dunes State Park ($5 entry) 
10:30 Ceremony

  • Defense Language Institute choir and color guard
  • Vietnam War reflections: Col. Tom Griffin, ret., and Ben de la Selva
  • Presentation of commemorative pins to Vietnam-era veterans present (Nov 1955 to Nov 1975). Awarded by Col. Lawrence Brown, garrison commander, Presidio of Monterey


11:30–12:00 Tour of veterinary hospital
11:45–12:15 Marina High School Band

ONGOING ACTIVITIES

  • Warhorse guided bike ride to Fort Ord National Monument, Dunes State Park, 11 miles, 9am, $5 entry fee.
  • Mini horse
  • History exhibits
  • Operation Gratitude craft
  • Gourmet food truck onsite






Friends of the Fort Ord Warhorse


Close-up of commemorative pin,

recto and verso