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EVENTS

  • November 8th, 2018  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Pershing Park- 14th St and Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20045

    The First Look Pavilion provides an all day immersive multimedia presentation of the coming National World War I Memorial, at the location of its future home.

    We will be using large graphics, video, and physical display to provide your with  “A First Look” at what the memorial will be, offer you some insight into how it has come about, and the Memorial’s current status.  

    11:00 a.m. –The Nation Served: Wreath Laying Tribute to the States and Territories

    This ceremony launches a series of commemorative events giving a first look at the National World War l Memorial, Washington, DC and marking the Centennial of the Armistice that ended World War I.

    2:00 p.m. –Women in Wartime: Tribute to the Women of WWI

    This event honors the women who supported the war efforts. The women of World War I demonstrated their ability to take on traditionally male roles and paved the way for future service of women in the U.S. military. Come meet and listen to some of America’s most accomplished women military leaders as they pay tribute to the women who paved the path for all women, 100 years ago. 

    4:00 p.m. – The Heroic Legacy: African Americans and Latinos of WWI

    The war directly impacted all minorities, male and female, soldier and civilian. This event honors the sacrifice and service of minorities during WWI.

    For more information, please visit www.worldwar1centennial.org

  • November 9th, 2018  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Pershing Park- 14th St and Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20045

    The First Look Pavilion provides an all day immersive multimedia presentation of the coming National World War I Memorial, at the location of its future home.

    We will be using large graphics, video, and physical display to provide your with  “A First Look” at what the memorial will be, offer you some insight into how it has come about, and the Memorial’s current status. You’ll also learn how you can participate in its ultimate creation including video taping your reaction and thoughts after your “First Look”. With your visit to the First Look Pavilion, we want to leave you with a clear concept and vision of this wonderful tribute to the men and women who, 100 years ago, helped shape the world we live in today!

    For more information, please visit www.worldwar1centennial.org

  • November 10th at 11 a.m.
    18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, Virginia

    The community is invited to join us at the Chapel in Semper Fidelis Memorial Park for a special bell ringing ceremony at 11 am to mark the centennial of Armistice Day and to remember those who served and sacrificed for our country.  For more information, call (800) 397-7585 or visit usmcmuseum.com.

  • November 10th, 2018  11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Pershing Park- 14th St and Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20045

    The First Look Pavilion provides an all day immersive multimedia presentation of the coming National World War I Memorial, at the location of its future home.

    We will be using large graphics, video, and physical display to provide your with  “A First Look” at what the memorial will be, offer you some insight into how it has come about, and the Memorial’s current status. You’ll also learn how you can participate in its ultimate creation including video taping your reaction and thoughts after your “First Look”. With your visit to the First Look Pavilion, we want to leave you with a clear concept and vision of this wonderful tribute to the men and women who, 100 years ago, helped shape the world we live in today!

    11:00 a.m. – Bravest of the Brave: The Native Americans of WWI

    When the United States entered World War I, Native Americans were not yet citizens. Though they could not be drafted, Native American men volunteered to serve. This event recognizes the courageous contributions Native Americans made on behalf of our nation throughout World War I.

    For more information, please visit www.worldwar1centennial.org

  • November 11th at 10 a.m. & 5 p.m.
    3101 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

    10 a.m.

    November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Together with the World War One Centennial Commission, Washington National Cathedral hosts this sacred interfaith worship service at 10 a.m. 

    5 p.m.

    The Washington National Cathedral Choirtogether with “The President’s Own” United States Marine Chamber Orchestra, presents an evening of patriotic and contemplative music, with stories from our returning service members and their loved ones. The event is free and open to the public but registration is required through the box office.

    For more information, please visit cathedral.org

  • November 11th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    3200 Mount Vernon Highway, Mt. Vernon, VA

    Active duty military personnel and veterans are admitted free-of-charge. For more information, please visit www.mountvernon.org

  • November 11th, 2018  12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Pershing Park- 14th St and Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20045

    The First Look Pavilion provides an all day immersive multimedia presentation of the coming National World War I Memorial, at the location of its future home.

    We will be using large graphics, video, and physical display to provide your with  “A First Look” at what the memorial will be, offer you some insight into how it has come about, and the Memorial’s current status. You’ll also learn how you can participate in its ultimate creation including video taping your reaction and thoughts after your “First Look”. With your visit to the First Look Pavilion, we want to leave you with a clear concept and vision of this wonderful tribute to the men and women who, 100 years ago, helped shape the world we live in today!

    2:00 p.m. – Military and Veterans Salute

    The World War One Commission provides the opportunity to give long overdue recognition to America’s sons and daughters who served in the Great War, including the more than 204,000 Americans who returned home wounded and the 116,516 who never returned.

    This day honors the veterans of World War I and all the conflicts that followed. This event reminds us of the service and sacrifice of military members and veterans will never be forgotten.

    4:00 p.m. – 369th Experience Sunset Tattoo

    A special performance by the 369th Experience Band, a recreation of the 369th Regimental band, 65 African American and Puerto Rican men who brought jazz to Europe.

    For more information, please visit www.worldwar1centennial.org

  • November 12th, 2018  10a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Pershing Park- 14th St and Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20045

    The film festival will showcase a diverse collection of World War I-themed films that will enrich viewers’ experience and bring to life this momentous time in our nation’s history. The premiere of the new US World War I Commission- sponsored short film “A Soldier’s Journey” will play before each showing. It tells the story of World War I through the elements of the sculpture being created by sculptor Sabin Howard for the National World War I Memorial. Beginning at 10 a.m., the film festival will screen the films listed below.

    “A Soldier’s Journey” Special Short shown before each feature
    The premiere showings of the new US World War I Commission sponsored short film, which tells the story of World War I through the elements of the sculpture being created by sculptor Sabin Howard for the National World War I Memorial.

    10:00 a.m. “Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero”  | PG | 1h 24min | Animated Film
    The fully animated feature film that tells the true story about a dog and his Doughboy in World War I. This wonderfully made movie is an ideal draw to bring entire families and their kids into the commemoration of the Armistice.

    12:00 p.m. Pershing’s Path to Glory”  | 40min | Documentary 
    A new documentary film that traces the story of Blackjack Pershing, the General who led American forces in World War I.

    1:30 p.m. “The Hello Girls”  | 55min | Documentary 
    A new documentary playing to standing room only audiences around the country. It’s the inspiring story about the first women to serve in the US Army and their 60-year struggle to get their veteran’s benefits and their 100-year struggle for deserved recognition.

    3:00 p.m. Lafayette Escadrille Preview | 10 min |
    From the producers of The Millionaires’ Unit we will be offering a preview of the first comprehensive documentary about the Lafayette Escadrille, the all-true story of the American pilots who volunteered to fly for France in World War I.
     “The Millionaires’ Unit”  | 2h | Documentary, Action, History 

    The award-winning documentary about a privileged group of college students from Yale who formed a private air militia in preparation for America’s entry into World War I. They became the founding squadron of the U.S. Naval Air Reserve and were the first to fly for the United States in WWI.

    For more information, please visit www.worldwar1centennial.org

 

CEREMONIES

  • November 11th at 11 a.m.
    Arlington National Cemetery

    The Veterans Day National Ceremony is held each year on November 11th at Arlington National Cemetery. The ceremony commences precisely at 11:00 a.m. with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns and continues inside the Memorial Amphitheater with a parade of colors by veterans’ organizations and remarks from dignitaries. The ceremony is intended to honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces.  For more information, please visit  www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/

  • November 11th 3 p.m.

    Memorial Ave & Schley Dr, Arlington, VA 

    The 21st annual Women In Military Service For America Memorial Veterans Day ceremony will be held this year at 3 p.m., Nov. 11, 2018. The ceremony, one of the major observances in the nation’s capital, is free and open to the public and will include formal military honors, a keynote address, veterans’ remarks and a wreath laying. We are honored to have Pamela Powers, the Department of Veterans Affairs Chief of Staff, deliver this year’s keynote remarks

    For more information, please visit www.womensmemorial.org

  • November 11th at 9 a.m.
    900 Ohio Drive SW Washington, DC 20024

    The Friends of the National World War II Memorial invites you to join us as we pay tribute to the more than 16 million men and women who served with the U.S. armed forces during World War II during a special Veterans Day event at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, November 11th at 9:00 a.m.

    As part of the ceremony, Mr. Miller and a dozen other World War II veterans will place wreaths at the Freedom Wall in remembrance of the more than 400,000 Americans who lost their lives during WWII.

    For more information, please visit wwiimemorialfriends.networkforgood.com

  • November 11th at 1 p.m.
    5 Henry Bacon Dr. NW, Washington, D.C. 

    Color guard, speakers, and a wreath-laying ceremony pay tribute to all who served and sacrificed during the Vietnam War America’s other conflicts.  For more information on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial and the Vietnam Women’s Memorial please visit www.vvmf.org/events.

  • November 12th at 1 p.m.
    701 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC.

    The United States Navy Memorial would like to invite you to a special Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony, book signing, and panel discussion. The ceremony at 1:00 p.m. will include remarks from Navy Memorial and Naval District Washington officials along with a musical performance by the United States Navy Band. This event is free and open to the public.

    For more information, please visit www.navymemorial.org.

November 11th, 2018

  • Bar Louie. Free Flatbread or Burger. Dine-in only. 
  • BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse. Free entree, up to $12.95, plus Dr. Pepper beverage.
  • CentraArchy Restaurants. Free meal at participating restaurants, including New York Prime, California Dreaming, The Tavern at Phipps, Chophouse New Orleans, Carolina Roadhouse, Joey D’s Oak Room, Chophouse ’47 or Gulfstream Café.
  • Chevys Fresh Mex. Complimentary meal.
  • Chili’s. Free meal from special menu at participating locations. 
  • The Chop House, Nov. 11 & 12, 2018. 50% off any dine-in lunch or dinner entree to veterans with military ID or in uniform.
  • Connor’s Steakhouse, Nov. 11 & 12, 2018. 50% off any dine-in lunch or dinner entree to veterans with military ID or in uniform.
  • Cotton Patch Café. Free meal. Proof of service required.
  • El Torito & El Torito, Grill. Complimentary meal.
  • Famous Dave’s, Nov. 11 & 12, 2018. Free 2 Meat Combo w/ side at participating locations only.
  • Friendly’s. Free breakfast, lunch, dinner at participating locations.
  • Green Mill. Free menu item for lunch or dinner. 
  • Grub Burger Bar. Free entree.
  • Hy-Vee. Free Veterans Day breakfast from 7am – 11am at all participating Hy-Vee supermarkets with in-store dining. 
  • Logan’s Roadhouse (3 pm – 6 pm). Free entrée from select menu at participating locations.
  • LongHorn Steakhouse. Free appetizer or dessert. Additional 10% off for guests that dine with Veterans on November 11.
  • McCormick & Schmick’s. Free lunch or dinner from special menu.
  • Nékter Juice Bar. Free 16 oz Juices and Smoothies at participating locations.
  • Olive Garden. Free entrée with proof of service. 
  • On the Border. Free Choose 2 or Choose 3 Combo.
  • Outback Steakhouse. Free Bloomin’ Onion and a non-alcoholic beverage. Also receive 10% off your purchase through Dec 31, 2018.
  • Primanti Bros. Free Sandwich at participating locations.
  • Rib Crib. Free meal from Menu of Honor.
  • Ruby Tuesday’s. Free Appetizer (up to $10).
  • Sagebrush Steakhouse. Free meal from select menu. 
  • Texas Corral. Free meal from a special menu, plus lemonade, iced tea, or coffee.
  • Texas Roadhouse. Free lunch from special menu. Dine-in only. 

For more: http://themilitarywallet.com/veterans-day-free-meals-and-discounts/

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