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75th Anniversary of World War Two – Tribute to our World War Two Veterans
April 7 - 7
ALL DOTAs. Respond directly to the event sponsor with any questions or acceptance. Travel, lodging, some expenses included.
You’re invited to join us for this special event to bring all of you together in one place for a memorable event. The Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Military Appreciation Day on April 7-9, 2017 and is willing to provide transportation and lodging for you to attend.
LODGING: Condominium on the Gulf of Mexico (1 or 2 bedroom)
Friday – April 7, 2017
?? – Arrive at airport
6:30pm – Banquet (Cocktail Attire – Service Dress)
Saturday – April 8, 2017
9:00am – Book and print signing (optional)
11:30am – Lunch with local WWII Vets
2:00pm – Nothing: Free to explore our area
6:00pm – Reception-Dinner with sponsors (Casual)
Sunday – April 9, 2017
Depart for Home
Col Ed Shames, Band of Brother (confirmed)
Lt Col Dick Cole, Doolittle Raider (confirmed)
Capt. Jerry Yellin, Flew the last mission of WWII (confirmed)
PFC Brad Freeman, Band of Brother (confirmed)
Donald Stratton, Pearl Harbor, USS Arizona (invited)
Four Pensacola Pearl Harbor Survivors (confirmed)
ACM Lewis Varney, USS Hornet (confirmed)
SN James Leavelle, Pearl Harbor, Oswald, USS Whitney (confirmed