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Date:
August 2, 2019
Time:
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Solomons Island
Address:
Solomons Riverwalk
Solomons, MD 20688
Contact:
Samuel Williams 301-991-4048
Cost:
Free
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OpPAX- Mini-Rolling Thunder motorcade and Night Of Remberance and Music

Friday, August 2, 2019

The 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion which is connected to our local area because of WWII sites, Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS-Pax) and Solomons Island. To commemorate it, Operation Patuxent (OpPAX) mini-Rolling Thunder tribute motorcade and night of remembrance and music. The motorcade will form at 5 p.m. across from Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS-Pax) Gate 2, Lexington Park. The public is invited to line the parade route along Route 235 until the turn for the bridge to Solomons or to greet the motorcade at the pavilion in Solomons. SPAMtime T/5 Vince “SPAM” Turner and PFC Vincent “Bubba” Turner will reenact a 1942 radio broadcast of music from the WWII era at the Solomons Gazebo. There will be a solemn wreath laying and other commemorative activities to honor all who have died in the service of our country.