HONOR OUR VETERANS – JOIN THE HONOR UNIT
For many years, a great group of Scouts and adults have
gathered in Washington DC to salute our veterans. It is essential that all
generations of fellow countrymen never forget those that gave the ultimate
sacrifice. Please sign up a Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, or even as a
family to participate in placing of wreaths at memorials, remembering all
We will meet at the Boy Scout Memorial at the base of the
Ellipse at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, November 11, 2013. It is essential that as many
Scouts and adult Scouters are in full uniform that day. Neckerchief, Shirt,
Scout pants, etc. We will be representing the Boy Scouts of America to all
visitors and veterans we contact.
We will be hiking from the BSA Memorial, to the World War 2
memorial, then the Vietnam War Memorial, then the Korean War Memorial, and
ending at the World War 1 (District of Columbia War Memorial). Please bring
water, wear comfortable shoes, and be prepared for the weather. Also be
prepared to help carry a wreath or flowers for parts of the trip. Each of us
will have a turn to participate in this important remembrance.
Parking is limited, so please plan to arrive via Metro at
Federal Triangle and depart via Smithsonian.
To join the Honor Unit, please send an email to Bruce
Andersen with the following details:
- Scouting unit type and number: (Example Pack 82)
- Best Point of Contact and Cell Phone number
- Estimated Youth and Adults participating. Please
ensure 2 adults are with the group of Scouts.