Lunchtime Lecture about USS Olympia

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Date(s) - 04/03/2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ketchum Hall, Veterans of Foreign Wars Building


Event Description

Lunchtime Lecture:
USS Olympia and the World War I Unknown Soldier
with John Brady, President of the Board of Directors, Flagship Olympia Foundation

2021 is the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Brady will share information about the USS Olympia’s role in transporting the Unknown Soldier home from Europe and his subsequent lying in state at the U.S. Capitol prior to being buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

Pre-registration is requested and will be available soon.