Anchors Aweigh A World at War

Published by Lest We Forget, Inc.

Saturday 22nd of June 2019 - Sunday 23rd of June 2019

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

275 Upton Dr., St Joseph, MI 49085

2019-06-22 09:00:00 2019-06-23 17:00:00 America/Detroit Anchors Aweigh A World at War June 22 & 23, 2019, Salute to our Navy “Anchors Aweigh” Events taking place; Naval Displays,WW II Landing Craft Rides, Helicopter Rides, Battle Reenactments, Flame Thrower, Guest Speakers, Military Displays and much much more. 275 Upton Dr., St Joseph, MI 49085 Lest We Forget, Inc.

Events taking place at Lest We Forget June 22 & 23, 2019

Salute to our Navy “Anchors Aweigh”

·         Guest Speaker, from the Museum of the American Sailor

o    “The skies over Great Lakes”

·         Guest Speaker from Kalamazoo Air Zoo

o    Restorations of WWII Aircraft recovered from Lake Michigan

·         Medal of Honor Recipients presentations:

o    Donald E. Ballard – Navy

o    Jim McCloughan – Army

·         Jason Kuntz “USS Indianapolis Story”

o    USS Silversides (SS/AGSS-236) is a Gato Class Submarine

o    Docked in Muskegon, MI, will have a Museum Display

·         USS LST 393 is an LST-1-class tank landing ship

o    Docked in Muskegon, MI, will have a Museum Display

·         USS Edson DD-946 is a Forrest-Sherman-class destroyer

o    Docked in Bay City, MI, will have a Museum Display

·         Navy Artifacts Display, Bill & Jan Sheets

·         Master Modeler, Jerry Lindquist

o    Museum Display

·         World War II landing Craft Rides

o    Higgins Boat

o    Water Buffalo

o    DUKW

·         Beach Landing by the 2nd Marines reenactors

o    demonstrating Fire & Maneuver Marine Tactics-Rifle Squad

·         Viet Nam UH-1 (369) Medevac Helicopter Rides

·         Saturday Night Free Outdoor Concert 7 pm

o    “The Fortunate Sons” Present a Creedence Clearwater Revival = CCR https://www.fortunatesons.com/  The “Fortunate Sons” are the world’s greatest tribute to America’s greatest band: Creedence Clearwater Revival. 

 

·         20th Century at War Museum

o    Massive Military Vehicle and Equipment Display

·         5th Armored Division Reenactors

o    World War II Display

·         John Meeks War Dogs

o    Speaker and Display

·         Bill & Jan Sheets

o    Naval Display

·         Master Modeler Jerry Lindquist

o    Museum Display

·         Spirit of America Flag Designer Dale Hemphill

o    Display

·         Navy Recruiter

o    Display

·         Army National Guard Recruiter

o    Display

·         Red Cross

o    Display