Two DC Events Hosted to Honor Veterans Day

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Date(s) - Thursday, November 9, 2017 - Friday, November 10, 2017
12:00 am

United States Navy Memorial


Washington, DC — The United States Navy Memorial will host two events in early November dedicated to the Veteran community. The first will be a continuance of the Navy Memorial’s Authors on Deck book lecture series. Command Master Chief Charles Baldwin, USN (Ret.), will be presenting on his book, Carrier to Classroom. He will be available for a Q&A session and book signing following the presentation. The Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony will take place the following day. The Navy Memorial is honored to have Master Chief Baldwin as a guest speaker for this occasion as well.

Authors on Deck
When: Thursday, November 09 at 7:00pm
Where: US Navy Memorial Burke Theater

Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony
When: Friday, November 10 at 1:00pm
Where: US Navy Memorial Plaza

The Navy Memorial is located at 701 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, 20004

This special event will also feature remarks from the Navy Memorial and Naval District Washington officials along with musical performances by the United States Navy Band. The ceremony will conclude with a wreath laying at the Lone Sailor statue.