9/11 Memorial USMC's 242nd Birthday

On November 10, The 9/11 Memorial & Museum presents United States Marine Corps' 242nd Birthday.

TBD: United States Marine Corps will lay a wreath at the memorial’s Survivor Tree in honor of the Marine Corps 242nd birthday, followed by a solemn reading of the Commandant's birthday message to the Marine Corps.

12pm: The museum's auditorium will feature a live talk in The Stories They Tell series titled Strength & Honor: The Legacy of World Trade Center Steel. This talk uses a map of memorial sites in Afghanistan to explore some of the earliest and most significant post-9/11 missions fought by U.S. Special Forces.

2pm: Representatives from the United States Navy will participate in a ceremonial American flag folding and drill team performance on the memorial.


Additional 9/11 Tribute Museum Veterans Day events:

9/11 Memorial Veterans Day

9/11 Memorial Heroes at Home

The 9/11 Memorial & Museum pays tribute to our country’s veterans during Salute to Service, a special five-day tribute honoring veterans, active-duty members of the military and their families. From November 8 to 12, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum will host numerous events and special programs for veterans and their families, as well as the visiting public. Throughout the tribute, veterans will receive free museum admission. Veterans will also receive half-price museum tickets for two family members during the tribute. Ticketing for Salute to Service will be available at a dedicated ticket table at the museum entrance. Programs taking place on the memorial are weather dependent. 

Free admission will also be offered to veteran organizations participating in New York City's Veterans Day Parade. To coordinate your group visit and to confirm that your group qualifies, please email veterans@911memorial.org.

November 10, 2017 at 12pm - 6:30pm
9/11 Tribute Museum
180 Greenwich St
New York, NY 10007
United States
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