Virtual Armed Forces Day Ceremony

The National WWII Museum, in partnership with the Mayor’s Military Advisory Committee, will also host a virtual Armed Forces Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. (CT) to honor all past and present member of the Armed Forces.

May 15 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
+ Add to calendar 2021-05-15 11:00:00 AM 2021-05-15 12:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City The National WWII Museum 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Virtual Armed Forces Day Ceremony The National WWII Museum, in partnership with the Mayor’s Military Advisory Committee, will also host a virtual Armed Forces Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. (CT) to honor all past and present member of the Armed Forces.
Location: The National WWII Museum
945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130

The National WWII Museum, in partnership with the Mayor’s Military Advisory Committee, will also host a virtual Armed Forces Day Ceremony on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. (CT) to honor all past and present member of the Armed Forces. During this program, The Mayor’s Military Advisory Committee will present Community Service Awards to members of the military commands who have performed outstanding service to the community over and above their normal military duties. This ceremony is generously sponsored by the Department of Defense.

Following the ceremony, veterans visiting the Museum will have the opportunity to collect a scarf as a part of our Knit Your Bit initiative, with over 10,000 knitters and crocheters participating throughout all 50 states.

Current military members and all veterans are admitted FREE for the day to the Museum galleries. Complimentary admission is for the Museum only; ticket purchase is required for Beyond All Boundaries ($7). Final Mission: USS Tang Submarine Experience is currently closed to the public.

NOTE: Free admission is for servicemembers only and does not include family or friends. If you have any ticketing questions, please visit the Guest Services desk.

Programming Schedule

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Armed Forces Day Ceremony
Broadcasted within the Museum in the US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center and the Louisiana Memorial Pavilion. Tickets are required and social distancing is enforced.

Sponsored by The National WWII Museum, Department of Defense, and the Mayor's Military Advisory Committee (MMAC).

 

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Knit Your Bit
Louisiana Memorial Pavilion

Distribution of free scarves to veterans who visit the Museum courtesy of more than 10,000 knitters and crocheters across all 50 states. Learn more about Knit Your Bit.

 

For more information, call 504-528-1944 x 484.