FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Veterans Day Celebration
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Marina Equestrian Center Park on old Fort Ord
California/5th Ave and 9th Street
All veterans: record your story for the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. CSUMB Cinematic Arts Students will be recording interviews at venue from 9:00 to 1:30. Interview takes half an hour and is available to you online.
Vietnam-era veterans: please accept recognition and United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration 50th anniversary pin.
8:30 - 10:30 Warhorse bike ride to Fort Ord National Monument and Dunes State Park ($5 entry for insurance)
Call to Order Cadet Kyle Falkenberg, Seaside–Marina JROTC
Joint Color Guard Defense Language Institute/Presidio of Monterey
National Anthem Defense Language Institute Choir
Invocation Chaplain Michael Allen, Prayers for Soldiers and Sailors, 1941
Reflections Ben de la Selva and Lt. Colonel Tom Griffin, USA (Ret)
“Boonie Rats” Performance
Recognition of Vietnam-Era Veterans Colonel Lawrence Brown, Garrison Commander, Presidio of Monterey
See you there!
Directions: from Hwy 1, exit Imjin Pkwy, R on California, R on 9th Street to park.
From Hwy 101, off at Blanco, west to end, R on Reservation Rd, L on Imjin, L on California, R on 9th Street to park.
Friends of the Fort Ord Warhorse
Close-up of commemorative pin,
recto and verso