36th Anniversary Information

October 22, 2019

More information on the 36th Beirut Memorial Observance events, dinner, hotels and meetings can be found at https://www.beirutveterans.org/36.

Beirut Memorial Ruck

October 20, 2019

The Beirut Memorial Ruck, open to 300 participants, will begin at the Jacksonville Beirut Memorial and travel along the greenway to Camp Lejeune’s Main gate and back to the Memorial. This route parallels the original memorial trees originally planted in honor of the fallen. The ruck is 10.23 miles, representing the month and day of the bombing. Participants are encouraged to carry a weighted pack though it is not mandatory; the participation fee is $35.

Indiana Service Members Killed in Beirut Memorial Dedication

When: September 21, 2019 at noon

Where: HWY 49 and Porter Ave.  Chesterton, Indiana.  

Reception immediately following at the American Legion Post 170 at 798 Wabash Ave. Chesterton, Indiana.

Archives

  • Vol. XXVII Issue I - Jan/Feb 2017 - 33 Year Beirut Remembrance. The Ties that Bind Us. RSII-Jan-Feb-2017.pdf (1.3 MBs)
  • Vol. XXVI Issue I - July/Aug 2016 - 32 Year Beirut Remembrance. Another Successful Remembrance; Looking Ahead to 2016 RSII-July-Aug-2016.pdf (1.5 MBs)
  • Vol. XXII, Issue 1 – August/September 2014 - AugSep2014.pdf (6.9 MBs)