Schedule of Events

NOON

Arrival – ‘Report In’ Station No. 1

Receive name tags.  Vietnam Veterans – Name & Branch of Service – announced over P.A.

(Vietnam Veteran sign-in ‘Branch of Service’ binders anytime throughout event).

 

Historical Stations 1 – 27   Located outside, north and south lawns of Capitol Bldg.

(Ongoing throughout event.  Individual stations are listed on page 7 of program).

 

Opening Ceremony:  Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 – Motorcycle Procession

(All motorcycles welcome to join procession)

Procession begins precisely at NOON.

 

Kickstands down at 11:30 a.m.

Union Missionary Baptist Church

500 South Martin Luther King

Lansing, MI  48909

 

Lapel Pinning Ceremony: Station No. 11

(Ongoing throughout event except during formal ‘Welcome Home and Thank You’ Ceremony)

 

Live Music:  

Paisley Fogg 1960’s Band – Station No. 19

Kelly Trudell, Singer/Songwriter – Station No. 3

(Ongoing throughout event except during formal ‘Welcome Home and Thank You’ Ceremony)

 

12:30 p.m.

Formal Ceremony:  Welcome Home & Thank You Michigan Vietnam Era Veterans

(Stairway – east side of Capitol Building)

 

1:15 P.M. 

Food and Seating Tent (south large tent)

Pizza served courtesy of Domino’s Pizza!  Snacks and water provided.

 

3:00 p.m. 

Event Ends