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The United States Navy Memorial

Navy Memorial Honor, recognize, & celebrate the men and women of the sea services.

Rolling Thunder, Veteran Author Readings & Wreath-Layings

05/23/2015 11:00:00 am
Free Memorial Day Weekend Events at the Navy Memorial
WHAT: Memorial Day Weekend events featuring commemorative wreath laying ceremonies with Rolling Thunder, the Fleet Reserve Association and the Navy Band and Ceremonial Guard, and author presentations from the Veteran’s Writing Project. Visitors will also be able to view the new exhibit “The Year of Navy Reserve Centennial” honoring America’s Citizen-Sailors. 
WHEN: Saturday, May 23 
11:00 a.m. Rolling Thunder Rolls onto Pennsylvania Avenue! Rolling Thunder National’s commemorative wreath-laying
Monday, May 25
10:00 a.m. Fleet Reserve Association wreath-laying
1:00 p.m. Naval District Washington wreath-laying with US Navy Band and Ceremonial Guard 
2:00 – 3:00 p.m The Veterans Writing Project will present readings by military veterans including works of fiction, memoir, and poetry. Visit www.veteranswriting.org for more information
COST: Free and open to the public