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President Robert D. Johnson places a  wreath at the Korean War Memorial with Mel Gunderson and Ed Times, 11 November 2004.

To tour the U.S. Capitol, White House, and the Pentagon you must coordinate your visit in advance

President Jerry Eller, WWII Veteran and former President William A. Richardson at the World War II Memorial, 11 November 2013.

Activities


The William A. Richardson National Capitol Regional Chapter in conjunction with the 1st Cavalry Division Association will sponsor a Hospitality Suite and small gift ship from 9-11 November and will host the 9th Annual First Team Veterans Day Dinner which will be held on Saturday, 11 November 2017.  Both events will be held at the Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport Hotel located at 1480 Crystal Drive in Arlington, Virginia.  Reserve your rooms at the rate of $132 per night plus tax with free parking prior to 9 October 2017.  Call 703-416-1600 and tell them you are with the 1st Cavalry Division or use the link below to reserve your room on-line.


As this is the 35th Anniversary of the Vietnam Wall, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Foundation is looking for individuals to participate in the 2017 Reading of the Names, 7-10 November 2017.  Those who are interested need to register prior to August 11th 2017 at the link provided.



Wreaths will be placed at the World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam Memorials as they are each year on Veterans Day, 10 November.  As we did in 2016, we will be placing a wreath at the Women's Memorial located adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery.  The ceremony conducted at the World War II Memorial begins at 0900, the ceremony at the Vietnam Memorial begins at 1300 hours, the Women's Memorial is at 1500, and the Korean War Memorial ceremony is at 1600.  Join us in DC for Veterans Day.

9th Annual Veterans Day Dinner



The William A. Richardson National Capitol Regional Chapter in conjunction with the 1st Cavalry Division Association will host the 9th Annual First Team Veterans Day Dinner at 1900 hours on Saturday evening, 11 November 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Washington National Airport Hotel, 1480 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Virginia.  The guest speaker has not been identified yet. 


  • A host bar will be open at 1800 and dinner will begin at 1900 hours. 
  • For dinner reservations please send $60 per ticket to the 1st Cavalry Division Association, 302 N. Main St., Copperas Cove, TX 76522-1703. 
  • Full payment must be received no later than 21 October 2017
  • We can accept all credit cards - ensure that your card number and expiration dates are written correctly and legibly. 
  • Provide your name, address, unit you served with and the name(s) of your guests with your payment. 


Tickets will be available for pickup in the 1st Cavalry Division Association Hospitality Suite or at the door to the banquet room.


Click on the button to download a form, print the form, fill out and mail with payment to the Association office in Copperas Cove, Texas.

Veterans Day Activities 2017

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