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Ceremony Honoring the 20th Anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Iraq War
March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amFree
•Event: Ceremony Honoring the 20th Anniversary of Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Iraq War
•Date: Monday, 20 MAR 2023
•Location: 3602 US Highway 301 N, Tampa, FL 33619
•Purpose: To honor the men and women who served and those Fallen Heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice during Operation Iraqi Freedom and the Iraq War.
•Hosting Detachment: Marine Corps League, Marine Forever, Detachment 1440, Lutz/Land O’ Lakes, Florida
•Co-Host: Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc.
•Keynote Speaker: LtGen. Carl E. Mundy III (USMC Retired)
•Color Guard: MacDill Air Force Base Honor Guard
•National Anthem Singer: Shelly Starks
•Chaplain: Mary Ellen Harlan, Veterans Council of Hillsborough County, Inc.
•13 Folds of Old Glory: U.S. Marines of 4th Amphibious Assault Battalion, Marine Corps Forces Reserve
•3 Round Volley (21 Gun Salute): Marine Corps League, Sgt. Walter P. Ryan, Detachment 1226, Tampa, Florida
•Live Taps Bugler: Robert Dixon, Bugles Across America
***Free event open to all branches, all status (Active Duty/Reserve/Retired/Veteran/Spouses/Famil/Military Supporter), all era (WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Gulf War, Post 9/11)***