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Military and Veterans Appreciation Picnic
June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The West Virginia Marine Corps Coordinating Council and Vietnam Veterans of America, Tri-State Chapter 949 are planning their tenth annual ‘Military and Veterans Appreciation Picnic’ for Saturday, June 5, 2021 at Harris Riverfront Park in Huntington, WV. This event is free to all military, veterans and their guests.
-Reuinion of veterans, active duty and former
-Pulled pork bbq, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, and soft serve ice cream
-Blue Country Band Concert
-Modern and vintage military vehicles on display
-WWII Military Aircraft Fly-Overs
-USMC Giant Drill Instructor & vehicle display
-Classic and antique cars
-Military weapons dsplay, cannon firing
-Flame thrower demonstrations by Woody Williams, Medal of Honor, Iwo Jima
-Rides on WWII Landing craft on the Ohio River, AMTRAC, Higgins Boat & DUCK
-Booths by Huntington VA Medical Center, Marshall University Military & Veterans Affairs, Honor Flight, Vet Center Mobil Office, Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery, Kentucky Veterans Cemetery, Ohio University Proctorville Center, Gold Star Mothers and more.
Hundred of military and veteran families will join us in our tribute to America’s heroes.