Veterans Visit Quantico/Washington DC Area

Posted Aug. 14, 2013, at 3:48 p.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:48 p.m.

Members of Marine Corps League Greater Bangor Area Detachment1151 & fellow veterans left om 10 June 2013 for a four day visit to the Washington DC/ Quantico Virginia area.

Among the many sights they saw included the Vietnam veterans Memorial, WWII Memorial, Korean Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial, The Smithsonian Museum, Navy Memorial, Lincoln Memorial,& the Marine Corps Museum.

For The Weekly- Attn:Roxanne Moore Saucier

Highlights of the trip included a tour of the Capitol & meeting with Senator Susan Collins; & a brief encounter with Former Secretary of State & Joint Chief of Staff Colin Powell during a book signing at the Marine Corps Exchange.

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Although mostly self-funded, the veterans received a financial donation for transportation expenses from the Cole Land Transportation Museum.

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