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29th Division Association Wreath Laying Ceremony
Arlington National Cemetery
Tomb of The Unknowns
Saturday, June 10, 2017
1215 EDT (12:15 PM)
The 29th Division Association’s annual wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will take place on Saturday, June 10, 2017. The event is scheduled for 12:15 P.M. This solemn ceremony has been a tradition of the Association since the late 1940’s and each member is encouraged to attend and pay homage to our deceased comrades. This year, National Commander Robert E. Wisch and World War II veteran, Steve Melnikoff of Post #1-72, will have the honor of laying the wreath.
Following the ceremony, a delicious buffet lunch will be served by the staff of the Spates Community Center at Fort Myer, VA. Previous years the cost of the luncheon buffet was $20.00 on Sundays. Spates has discontinued serving food on Sundays and on Saturdays only a dinner buffet is available. The cost is $34.00 plus a 20% service charge. In order to have lunch at an affordable cost, the National Executive Committee has authorized that $10.80 will be subsidized per person lowering the cost to $30.00.
Please send your check for $30.00 per person made payable to “The 29th Division Association” and mail it to NED Will Mund, 441 Chalfonte Drive, Catonsville, MD 21228.
Once again the Maryland Region of the 29th Division Association will provide a 34 passenger bus at no charge for members and guests to attend the wreath laying ceremony and lunch at Spates Community Center. The bus will leave from Hammonds Ferry Road Park and Ride, off of the Baltimore Beltway Exit 8b, promptly at 10:00 A.M.
To reserve a seat on the bus please call NED Will Mund at 443-529-4233 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, 22 June 2017 — Pikesville, Maryland at the
Pikesville Military Reservation — NCO Club
The meeting will commence promptly at 0930 hours. Get there early to enjoy coffee, donuts & bagels with your esteemed comrades. A noon meal (Lunch) will be provided.
Cost is $15
Checks made payable to: 29th Division Association, for $15 and mailed no later than 15 June 2017.
441 Chalfonte Drive
Baltimore, MD 21228-4017
perpetuate the friendships we cherish; to keep alive the spirit that
never knew defeat;
to glorify our dead, and to further keep before our country, the record of the 29th Division in all the wars;
we associate ourselves in an organization known as the 29th Division Association.