11 a.m. Commemoration Ceremony at the National Memorial Arch
Guest speakers from the National Park Service and the Military Order of the Purple Heart, as well as several local and national military organizations will honor our nation’s heroes through traditional ceremonial services. Concluding the event, an Oath of Enlistment Ceremony will induct twenty new recruits into the United States military. Immediately following the ceremony all military personnel and their families are invited to a reception in their honor in the Education Center, located next to the park’s Visitor Center.
12 p.m. - 3 p.m. American Military Through the Ages at the Muhlenberg Brigade Huts
Following the morning’s ceremony, park staff, volunteers, and veterans will present America’s military history from the perspectives of a variety of conflicts including the Revolutionary, Civil, and Vietnam Wars.