Evening Activities for July 3, 2012
5:30 p.m. Brass In Blue (United States Air Force band) sound check
6:00 p.m. Welcome, Superintendent Cheryl A. Schrier
6:15 p.m. Junior Ranger Ceremony, Superintendent Schrier
6:25 p.m. Introduction of Veteran Recognition, A Tradition of Service
6:35 p.m. Veteran's Recognition
6:45 p.m. Flag Folding Ceremony and Presentation, Ellsworth Air Force Base Honor
7:10 p.m. Military Swearing in Ceremony, Ellsworth Air Force Base Commander Colonel
7:30 p.m. Ellsworth Air Force Base Commander Colonel Weatherington
7:50 p.m. Brass In Blue (United States Air Force band)
8:40 p.m. Sunset
9:10 p.m. Brass In Blue, National Anthem
Illumination of sculpture
Flag Retreat, Ellsworth Air Force Base Honor Guard
Did You Know?
Blue Flax is one of the common flowers found at Mount Rushmore in late spring and early summer. American Indians used seeds from this plant to flavor their food.