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2014 Memorial Day Schedule

  • Friday May 23
    • 9 PM Candlelight Vigil at the Vietnam Wall.
  • Saturday May 24
    • Taps Annual Seminar (on you own).
    • Rolling Thunder's Thunder Alley will be available for shopping.
    • 8 -10 PM Rolling Thunder Hospitality Room Hyatt Regency Crystal City.
  • Sunday May 25
    • 8 AM - 12 Noon Rolling Thunder Ride.
    • 6 - 9 PM Evening Concert on the Capital Lawn.
  • Monday May 26
    • Memorial Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery Amphitheatre in the morning and Memorial ceremony at the Vietnam Wall in the afternoon.

For lodging: Contact the Marriott Courtyard 1900 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009, 202-332-9300. Ask for the Gold Star Mother special rate. The Marriott is half a block down from National Headquarters. Transportation for weekend events will only be provided from National Headquarters. If you will be in Washington, DC for the Memorial weekend and would like to use the transportation that will be offered from headquarters to several of the events, please let us know so we can have your name on the list (202-265-0991). Schedule subject to change.

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