On Monday May 27 at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Courtyard the National Museum of the Pacific War will hold its annual Memorial Day observance to honor all of those who have lost their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces. This observance is free and open to the public.
Captain Rex L. Curtin USN, Commodore of Training Air Wing Four Chief of Naval Air Training in Corpus Christi, Texas will be the keynote speaker.
Captain Curtin graduated from the University of Utah in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree. He was commissioned through NROTC and recognized as the Distinguished Naval Graduate by the Navy Captainís League. Following flight training, he was designated a Naval Aviator in 1991. Curtin reported to Patrol Squadron (VP) 31 at NAS Moffett Field, Calif. for initial training in the P-3C Orion.
The colors will be posted by the color guard from National Security Agency, Central Service Section based at Lackland AFB. The Nimitz Living History Detachment will execute the three gun volley, followed by taps performed by Bill Smallwood. The Fredericksburg Community Band will provide music for the observance.
Join us for our annual Memorial Day Program honoring all of those who have lost their lives serving in the United States Armed Forces. This event is free and open to the public.
Memorial Courtyard 10:00 am