Where: Pershing Park, corner of 14th Street NW and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC

The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission will host a ceremonial groundbreaking for America’s World War I Memorial on Thursday, November 9, 2017, 11:00 am, at Pershing Park.  

Guests of honor will include senior military & veteran leaders, as well as Centennial Commission members, notable members of the historical/cultural community, U.S. and city officials, and major donors.  

U.S. Military Academy Cadets, the Pershing Rifles Group, and the US Army Band’s “Pershing’s Own” Brass Quintet are also expected to attend.

Our shovels will turn soil that came to us from the battlefields of France. 

The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission is a Congressional Commission created in 2013 to provide public outreach, education programs, and commemoration events for the American involvement in the war. The Commission operates through private donation, and their founding sponsor is the Pritzker Military Museum & Library in Chicago, IL. 

About the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission 
www.ww1cc.org

About the Pritzker Military Museum and Library
www.pritzkermilitary.org

About America’s World War I Memorial
www.ww1cc.org/Memorial

Chris Isleib

U.S. World War One Centennial Commission
Director of Public Affairs
301 641 4060
[email protected]
www.ww1cc.org
https://www.facebook.com/ww1centennial
#CountdownToVeteransDay 
@WW1CC

SOURCE U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

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